Self-esteem and empathy in sighted and visually impaired preadolescents

Nora Griffin-Shirley, Sandra L. Nes

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This article reports on a study of self-esteem and empathy among 71 students with visual impairments and 88 sighted students. No significant difference was found between the two groups of students in their levels of self-esteem, empathy toward others, and bonding with pets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276-285
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2005


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