Psychometric Investigation of the Social Responsibility about Blindness Scale

Edward C. Bell, Arielle Silverman

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Bell, E. C., & Silverman, A. (2011). Psychometric investigation of the social responsibility about blindness scale. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 1(2). Retrieved from doi:


This study reports on the development and initial testing of a scale to measure attitudes about blindness. The instrument was tested on 67 legally blind youth who participated in a mentoring program in 2007. Instrument development and psychometric testing are reported. Results provide support for the scale and the relationship between positive attitudes and hope.

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