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Functional Vision: A Practitioner’s Guide to Evaluation and Intervention

Functional Vision: A Practitioner’s Guide to Evaluation and Intervention presents a systematic, comprehensive, integrated approach to assessing functional vision and delivering appropriate services determined by evaluation results.

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$59.95

Catalog Number: F-B0035-00

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Amanda Hall Lueck

ISBN: 978-0-89128-606-6

Product Description

Functional Vision is an essential tool for anyone working in the area of low vision. The book is based on groundbreaking work by distinguished professionals who developed the specific principles and procedures for helping people of all ages who have low vision, including those with multiple disabilities. The text explains various ways to link intervention to assessment findings and to teach compensatory skills through everyday activities at school, work, home, and in the community. This detailed and practical guide provides case examples, charts, figures, and sample forms that enable practitioners to apply expert methods directly in their work with clients.

To view the Table of Contents, please see the “Includes” section.

 

  • Acknowledgments

    Foreword

    About the Contributors

    Introduction

    PART 1: OVERVIEW OF LOW VISION CARE

    CHAPTER 1 Comprehensive Low Vision Care

    CHAPTER 2 Visual Functions as Components of Functional Vision

    CHAPTER 3 Basic Optics and Low Vision Devices

    PART 2: EVALUATION OF FUNCTIONAL VISION

    CHAPTER 4 Overview of Functional Evaluation of Vision

    CHAPTER 5 Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities

    CHAPTER 6 Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Children and Adults with Visual Impairments

    PART 3: INTERVENTION METHODS

    CHAPTER 7 Overview of Intervention Methods

    CHAPTER 8 Interventions for Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities

    CHAPTER 9 Compensatory Instructions for Academically Oriented Students with Visual Impairments

    CHAPTER 10 Interventions for Adults with Visual Impairments

    Appendix: Visual Consequences of Most Common Eye Conditions Associated with Visual Impairment

    Glossary

    Resources

    Index

    Narrative Descriptions

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    Authors/Editors: Amanda Hall Lueck

    Publishers: APH Press

    • Part 1: Comprehensive Low Vision Care
    • Visual Functions as Components of Functional Vision
    • Basic Optics and Low Vision DevicesPart 2: Evaluation of Functional Vision
    • Overview of Functional Evaluation of Vision
    • Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities
    • Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Children and Adults with Visual Impairments -Part 3: Intervention Methods
    • Overview of Intervention Methods
    • Interventions for Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities
    • Compensatory Instruction for Academically Oriented Students with Visual Impairments
    • Interventions for Adults with Visual Impairments
    • Visual Consequences of Most Common Eye Conditions Associated with Visual Impairment
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