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Enhancing the Experiences of Blind and Visually Impaired Vistors in Botanical Gardens - Manual

Enhancing the Experiences of Blind and Visually Impaired Vistors in Botanical Gardens - Manual

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ENHANCING THE EXPERIENCES OF BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED VISITORS IN BOTANICAL GARDENS

b Y Kathleen Vanessa Salisbury

A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of Delaware in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Public Horticulture

Summer 2000

Copyright 2000 Kathleen Vanessa Salisbury Al Rights Reserved l

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
First I would like to thank the Longwood Foundation, Inc. for my Fellowship. It is only through its generosity and supp
ENHANCING THE EXPERIENCES OF BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED VISITORS IN BOTANICAL GARDENS

b Y Kathleen Vanessa Salisbury

A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of Delaware in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Public Horticulture

Summer 2000

Copyright 2000 Kathleen Vanessa Salisbury Al Rights Reserved l

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
First I would like to thank the Longwood Foundation, Inc. for my Fellowship. It is only through its generosity and supp

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ENHANCING THE EXPERIENCES OF BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIREDVISITORS IN BOTANICAL GARDENS
bYKathleen Vanessa
Salisbury
A
thesis submitted to the Faculty
of
the University
of
Delaware
in
partialfulfillment
of
the requirements for the degree
of
Master
of
Science in PublicHorticultureSummer
2000
Copyright
2000
Kathleen Vanessa Salisbury
All
Rights Reserved
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
First
I
would like to thank the Longwood Foundation, Inc. for myFellowship. It is
only
through its generosity and support that this research and mycontinuing education were made possible.
I
would next like to thank my thesis committee, Dr. Laura
Eisenman,
Dr.John Frett, and Dr. James Swasey. Their knowledge, support and advice contributedimmeasurably to this research. Thanks also to those at Longwood Gardens whooffered their help and advice during this process.
I
am forever indebted to Gerry
Zuka
for her tireless good spirit, herunending fountain of advice and answers
,
er uncanny ability to find anything I neededand her bottomless candy dish.Thank you to my classmates, James Burghardt for
his
advice, computerknow-how and proofieading, Jim
Gorman
for
his
realistic perspective of all situations,Kelley Weppner for the numerous brochures and various articles regarding my researchand supportive smile, and Bill Vondrasek, for keeping and eye out for any bit ofinformation pertaining to my research and for being there to chat with when
I
needed abreak fiom research.
A
special thank you
also
to Claire Runyan, for her advice andsupport, countless articles and clippings, proofieading, wit and caring. Thank you toStacey Shackelford for her insight and
to
Bill LeFevre for his computer know-how andunending words of wisdom. Thanks also must go to the Class of
2001
for keeping aneye out for information pertaining to my research and for asking me questions thatmade me
think
in different directions about my research.
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This
research would not have been possible without those who tested andcompleted my surveys, thank you to The Delaware Chapter of the American Council ofthe Blind in
Wiltnington,
Delaware.
Thank
you also to the Eye Openers of the PointPleasant Brick Area whose meeting began with a joke and ended with cookies and wasfilled with useful, pertinent information and smiling faces.Finally,
I
am
forever grateful to those closest to me. for
all
of their support,words of encouragement and pride. Mom and Dad,
I
could not have made it to thispoint in my life without your constant encouragement, pride and support. You haveraised me to have determination, pride,
a
sense of humor and level outlook on lifewithout these
I
would have never made it through these two years.
Janna
and Chelsea,thank you for being there for me to talk to and to make me laugh. Your wit,intelligence, kindness and distractions over these past two years have been instrumentalin the completion of this research.
I
am
extremely proud to have two strong women asmy sisters.
I
would like also to thank the two familes that have treated me as theirown throughout these two years, the De
Vos
Family and
Mary
and Harvey Goldsteinhave been instrumental in helping me through these past two years through words ofencouragement, advice, good dinners and homes away fiom home.Finally,
Mr.
Michael De
Vos
thank you for putting up with me for thesepast two years, for being my strength when
I
thought
I
would fail, for keeping me onthe right track, for making me
laugh,
for putting everything into its proper perspective,and for taking me out into the woods when
I
had had enough of the computer.
iv

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