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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Well-Being and Mental Health Factors among Informal Caregivers of Individuals with Visual Impairments

Callie Victor, PhD, OTR/L, CLA; Matthew Haase, MS, OTR/L, ATC; Michael Bown; Lindsey Bates, OTR; Michael Centra, OTR/L; Jaclyn Sachleben; Elizabeth Tyson; Michelle Gamber, DrPH; Suleiman Alibhai

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Stand Magnifier Optical Strategies

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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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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