Designed for anyone interested in low vision and vision rehabilitation, this volume reflects recent advances in practice, research, technology and design from international perspectives. The articles were selected from more than 750 presentations at the international conference Vision '99. Topics cover the life span and include low vision diagnosis and management, education and rehabilitation, mobility and environmental concerns, access issues of design, technology, the workplace, international models of rehabilitation/habilitation, psychosocial issues, family involvement and age-related vision loss as well as professional preparation of the vision-related workforce. Global and local public awareness strategies are included along with such special topics as multiple impairments, HIV/AIDS-related vision loss and planning and service-delivery issues.Fax: 44 1232 330 744 Introduction Guide dogs are commonly seen assisting the mobility of profoundly visually impaired, yet ... The Viennese Institute introduced more systematic training for the Blind in 1819 producing the first training manual.
|Author||:||Aries Arditi, Amy Horowitz, Mary Ann Lang, Bruce Rosenthal, Karen Seidman, Cynthia Stuen|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2000-01-01|