Adapting to a visual disability: It develops grit

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2017
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Bohler-Muller
KEYWORDS: DISABILITY, VISUAL CHALLENGES
DEPARTMENT: GE Support Service (DED:CE), GE Support Service (BDE), GE Support Service (DCEO:OE), GE Support Service (HR), GE Support Service (IT), GE Support Service (LS), GE Support Service (IS), GE Support Service (RT), GE Support Service (IC), GE Support Service (SD), GE Support Service (PTA Caf), GE Support Service (OPS : Fac), GE Support Service (OPS: Build), GE Support Service (DCEO_MS), GE Support Service (Protect)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-oct-dec-2018/adapting-to-visual-disability
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10351

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Abstract

Some disabilities are not that apparent, such as poor eyesight. Prof. Narnia Bohler-Muller, an executive director in the HSRC, has a visual impairment caused by a genetic condition, but learning to cope with it contributed to her success in life.