Table of contents for The blind need not apply : a history of overcoming prejudice in the orientation and mobility profession / by Ronald J. Ferguson.

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 	CONTENTS
Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix
Chapter 1
Challenging the ¿Taken-for-Granted¿ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Introduction 1
Methodology 7
Educational/Social Problem Area 10
The Social Regularities Area 11
The Policy Solution Area 16
Policy Studies Area 17
Chapter 2
Constructing a House of Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Introduction 23
The ¿Truth¿ about Blindness 25
Implications for Vocational Rehabilitation 40
Note 44
Chapter 3
Battling the Giants in the Land. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Introduction 45
The Contribution of Newel Perry 47
The Influence of Jacobus Tenbroek 50
Constructing a Positive View of Blindness 53
Strengthening of the Movement 62
Conclusion 65
Chapter 4
Good Intentions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Introduction 67
Blind Center at Hines 75
Training Manual for Orientors 81
Note 86
Chapter 5
The Blind Need Not Apply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Introduction 87
Meeting the Crisis 89
Constructing the O&M Profession 92
Certification of O&M Instructors 98
Father Thomas Carroll 103
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Chapter 6
The Power of an Idea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Introduction 107
A History of Conflict in the Blindness Field 108
Iowa Experiment 1958¿1978 112
Blind O&M Instructors in Nebraska 118
Notes 124
Chapter 7
Constructing a New Reality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Introduction 125
Context of the Controversy 126
The Alternative O&M Program 127
Structured Discovery 131
National Blindness Professional Certification Board 135
Ongoing Conflicts 138
References
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Blind -- Orientation and mobility -- United States -- History.
Blind -- Services for -- United States -- History.
Orientation and mobility instructors -- United States -- History.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- United States -- History.