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  • Mentoring
  • Social Participation
  • Adolescence
  • Longitudinal
  • RCT
  • Loneliness
  • Autonomy-supportive parenting
  • Heterogeneity
  • Psychosocial Functioning
  • Visual disabilities

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Vision Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Mentors Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Participation Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Support Medicine & Life Sciences
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Mentoring Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2014 2019

Does having a similar disability matter for match outcomes?: A randomized study of matching mentors and mentees by visual impairment

Heppe, E. C. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Kef, S. & Schuengel, C., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Community Psychology. 47, 2, p. 210-226 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Vision Disorders
Group Processes
Program Evaluation
Chronic Disease
Social Participation
Vision Disorders
Randomized Controlled Trials
Social Support

Social Participation of Adolescents with a Visual Impairment: Social Support, Mentoring, and Psychosocial Functioning

Heppe, E. C. M., 2018, 180 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

How to promote social participation?: Preliminary results of a RCT-study testing a mentor support intervention

Kef, S., Heppe, E. & Schuengel, C., 2016, In : Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 60, 7-8, p. 792-792

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractOther research output

Activities 2014 2016

  • 7 Lecture / Presentation

The linkage between basic psychological needs and psychosocial functioning of adolescents with a visual impairment.

E.C.M. Heppe (Speaker), S. Kef (Speaker), C. Schuengel (Speaker)
11 Nov 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

A randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a mentoring intervention to improve social participation of adolescents with visual impairments

E.C.M. Heppe (Speaker), S. Kef (Speaker), C. Schuengel (Speaker)
16 Mar 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

‘Ouderbetrokkenheid bij begeleiding en onderwijs aan jeugd met een visuele beperking’

S. Kef (Speaker), E.C.M. Heppe (Speaker)
27 Jan 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

The linkage between basic psychological needs and psychosocial functioning of adolescents with visual impairment

E.C.M. Heppe (Speaker), S. Kef (Speaker), C. Schuengel (Speaker)

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

De route naar sociale participatie - Mentor Support

E.C.M. Heppe (Speaker), S. Kef (Speaker)
14 Jan 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional


Next Generation Award 2017

E.C.M. Heppe (Recipient), 29 Jun 2017