Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, 2nd Edition
The ground-breaking text that highlighted the importance of focusing on the functional as well as the clinical implications of low vision.
Catalog Number: F-B0010-00
Publishers: APH Press
Authors: Anne L. Corn, Jane N. Erin
Foundations of Low Vision Clinical and Function Perspectives, Second Edition, goes even further in its presentation of how best to assess and support both children and adults with low vision and plan programs and services that optimize their functional vision and ability to lead productive and satisfying lives, based on individuals’ actual abilities.
Part 1, Personal and Professional Perspectives, provides the foundations of this approach, with chapters focused on the anatomy of the eye, medical causes of visual impairment, optics and low vision devices, and clinical low vision services, as well as psychological and social implications of low vision and the history of the field.
Part 2 focuses on children and youths, providing detailed treatment of functional vision assessment, instruction, use of low vision devices, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology.
Part 3 presents rehabilitation and employment issues for working-age adults and special considerations for older adults.
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Chapter 1: Evolution from Home Teaching to Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
Chapter 2: Psychosocial Considerations
Chapter 3: The Assessment & Planning Processes
Chapter 4: Learning and Teaching
Chapter 5: Low Vision Skills
Chapter 6: Handwriting
Chapter 7: Braille and Other Tactile Forms of Communication
Chapter 8: Keyboarding and Access Technology
Chapter 9: Access to Information: Electronic Listening, Recording, and Reading Devices
Chapter 10: Skills for Independent Living
Chapter 11: Adaptive Food Preparation
Chapter 12: Personal Management Skills
Chapter 13: Home Management
Chapter 14: Leisure-Time Pursuits
Chapter 15: Managing a Caseload
Epilogue: Vision Rehabilitation Therapy: Challenges and Opportunities
- PART I. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES
- Perspectives on Low Vision
- Low Vision: A History in Progress
- Psychological and Social Implications of Low Vision
- Integration of Visual Skills for Independent Living
- Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
- Causes of Visual Impairment: Pathology and Its Implications
- Optics and Low Vision Devices
- Clinical Low Vision Services PART II. CHILDREN AND YOUTHS WITH LOW VISION
- Visual Development
- Functional Vision Assessment of Children with Low Vision, Including those with Multiple Disabilities
- Instruction in Visual Techniques for Students with Low Vision, Including those with Multiple Disabilities
- Selection and Assessment of Learning and Literacy Media for Children and Youths with Low Vision
- Instruction of Literacy Skills to Children and Youths with Low Vision
- Instruction in the Use of Optical Devices for Children and Youths
- The Impact of Assistive Technology: Assessment and Instruction for Children with Low Vision
- Orientation and Mobility Services for Children with Low VisionPART III. ADULTS WITH LOW VISION
- Adults with Low Vision: Personal, Social and Independent Living Needs
- Vision Rehabilitation Training for Working-Age Adults
- Employment Considerations for Adults with Low Vision
- Orientation and Mobility Services for Adults with Low Vision
- Aging and Loss of Vision
- The Role of the Certified Low Vision Therapist
Weight: 5.6 lbs
Dimensions: 8.5 × 2 × 11 in
Federal Quota Funds: Not Available
Publishers: APH Press
Authors/Editors: Anne L. Corn, Jane N. Erin
Publication Date: 2010
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