Visibility Vol 11 Issue 3 & 4, 2017


Factors that Influence Occupational Therapists’ Goal Setting in Low Vision Rehabilitation


Patient satisfaction with low vision rehabilitation outcomes is linked to achievement of their identified goals. Patient and therapist frequently differ on whether or not a goal is achievable. Many of the factors affecting the therapist’s decision-making process have face validity and/or are supported by clinical experience. The aim of this study is to elucidate factors individual therapists consider when deciding whether to include a patient-identified goal in the patient’s plan of care (POC).

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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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