Visibility Vol 8 Issue 1, 2014

An Evaluation of the Discourse on Dual Sensory Loss, Aging, and Assistive Devices

Assistive technologies can facilitate communication and functional autonomy. Despite this, many older adults with hearing and vision loss opt not to use them. Negative stereotypes of people with disabilities can influence this choice. The current study examined how assistive technology use and older individuals with dual sensory loss are presented in the Canadian media

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Quantifying Emotion Recognition and Classification in Clients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aaron P. Johnson, PhD

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Characteristics of Older Bioptic Drivers: Effects of Increasing Age on Driving Safety

Bradley E. Dougherty, OD, PhD

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Using Remote Sighted Assistants to Identify the Location and Orientation of Visually Impaired Pedestrians

Paymon Rafian; Gordon E. Legge, PhD

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