Adjustment and Acceptance of Blindness and Low Vision is a Course
Adjustment and Acceptance of Blindness and Low Vision
Started Jan 29, 2020
Full course description
This course gives an overview of the various theories related to acceptance and adjustment to vision loss. Special emphasis is given to the work of Dean and Naomi Tuttle.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
- The student will be able to define adjustment, acceptance, adaptation, and Quality of Life.
- The student will understand the theories of Carroll, Cholden, and Jernigan, and their implications for rehabilitation planning with consumers.
- The student will acquire knowledge of the theories of Tuttle & Tuttle and Structured Discovery with Positive Psychology and the impact they have on adjustment.
- The student will understand the role of grief and adaptive skills in accepting vision loss.
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