Insight: Research & Practice in Visual Impairment & Blindness


Insight: Research & Practice in Visual Impairment & Blindness

Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, providing information on excellent research that can be applied in a practical setting.


The journal features best practice examples that contain enough

detail to be implemented by other practitioners. The journal reports on informative and helpful practices, research findings, professional experiences, experiments, and controversial issues.


Insight first appeared as a quarterly print journal in 2008. It ceased publication at the end of 2012.  The summer and fall 2012 issues are available in electronic format only.  Content from all published journals are available online. Click here for back issues.

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Insight Editorial Team
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Deborah Gold, Ph.D., is Associate Director of Research at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and Adjunct Professor for the University of Ottawa, Department of Ophthalmology. From 2000 to the present, she has been responsible for the development of training, research and information projects related to people with vision loss.




Associate Editors

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Adele Crudden, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Social Work Program Director at  Mississippi State University where she has been a researcher at the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision since 1994. Employed in the disability field since 1980, her work includes both public and private sector rehabilitation experience.



Richard G. Long, Ph.D., COMS, is Associate Dean for the College of Health and Human Services at Western Michigan University, focusing on research and program development, and holds the rank of professor in the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies at WMU. In the field since 1976, his focus during the last half of his career has been on the orientation and mobility of visually impaired individuals.



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Amy R. Guerette, Ed.D., is an assistant professor in the Program in Visual Impairments at Florida State University. She currently works with undergraduate and graduate students in the personnel preparation area of Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments. She is an active member of the AER Personnel Preparation Division and University Review Committee.



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Rona Pogrund, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Special Education Program and Coordinator of the Program for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments at Texas Tech University. She is based at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Austin. She has been a teacher and orientation and mobility specialist of students of all ages who are blind and visually impaired.



Editorial Advisory Board

Mary Lou Jackson, M.D., Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Steven J. La Grow, Ed.D., Massey University; L. Penny Rosenblum, Ph.D., University of Arizona; George Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.




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