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Effects of early blindness

Seymour Axelrod

Effects of early blindness

performance of blind and sighted children on tactile and auditory tasks.

by Seymour Axelrod

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Published by American Foundation for the Blind in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blind.,
  • Blindness -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Senses and sensation in children.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAFB publications. Research series, no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1598 .A88
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5670027M
    LC Control Number68125649


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It can be partial or complete. Learn about causes, diagnosis, treatment, and more. Lasting effects of early blindness. A case study Article (PDF Available) in The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology 26(1) March with 86 Reads.

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