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LAPLANE, Adriana Lia Friszman de  and  BATISTA, Cecília Guarneiri. To see, not to see and to learn: the participation of low vision and blind children at school. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2008, vol.28, n.75, pp. 209-227. ISSN 0101-3262.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622008000200005.

Taking as point of departure the theories that understand the developmental processes as social, this paper discusses the development and learning processes of children with visual impairments, their modes of apprehension of the world and the use of resources to aid school participation. It focuses on the ways of integrating within the school practices, the understanding of the more general processes of human development, as well as the particular aspects related to visual impairments, to turn possible to allocate the resources needed to guarantee a full participation at school.

Keywords : Inclusive education; Inclusive practices at school; Visual impairment; Social interaction; Learning resources.

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