Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, 2nd Edition Second EditionFoundations 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.
To view the Table of Contents, please see the "Includes" section.
- Edited By Jane N. Erin , Anne L. Corn, Ed.D.
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- AFB Press
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