Now that is a real practical coping mechanism.
>Driving, particulary parking, does have its challenges. I've suspended a
>tennis ball from the ceiling of the garage. I know I've gone far enough
>when the grill strikes the ball.
>From: Deri James [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 6:11 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: binocular vision and depth perception
> Loree Monroe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> In a message dated 9/21/99 8:08:55 AM Central Daylight Time,
>> [log in to unmask] writes:
>> << No binocular vision=no depth perception (the Michael Jackson
>> movie at Epcot did nothing for me). My wife Laura, a former
>> special ed teacher, tells me that many kids with cp have this
>> additional affliction and they also have problems with spatial
>> orientation. >>
>> How does one determine if a child a problem with depth
>> perception? Is it just using a steroviewer and seeing if they
>> can see what you do, or is there a big fancy machine only found
>> at med centers?
>> I had never heard the visual/sound differences. That's
>> something that health care providers/researchers wouldn't
>> expect to find and so don't. It sounds like more of an ability
>> than a disability issue.
>> Thanks, Loree in MO
>Lack of depth perception/spatial ability can be a problem with
>things like steps, stairs, kerbs. My wife has it, it was the
>biggest initial problem when learning to drive.
>Computer: a device designed to speed and automate errors.