Visibility Vol 7 Issue 4, 2013


Envision Conference 2013 Research Highlights


Envision Conference 2013 took place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 18 – 21. The Envision Conference is one of the largest and most respected gatherings of multidisciplinary professionals engaged in clinical practice and research related to low vision and blind rehabilitation. The presentation of nine research panel sessions and 50 clinical education sessions ensured that there were topics of interest for all professionals present. Below are just some of the highlights from this year’s research sessions, followed by the publication in this issue of some of the abstracts accepted for presentation.

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Assessment of online patient education materials designed for people with age-related macular degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES

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Minding the Gap: Determining Causes for Missed Low Vision Referrals to Develop a Streamlined, Sustainable Low Vision Rehabilitation System in Wisconsin

Katherine Dalzotto MD; Mark Banghart MS; Christina Thomas-Virnig PhD; Sanbrita Mondal OD

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Assessment of Modified Patient Education Materials for People with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD; MPH, CPH, CHES

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