Visibility Vol 11 Issue 3 & 4, 2017


Revised Self-Report Assessment of Functional Visual Performance: Update of the Occupational Therapy Assessment used in Low Vision Practices


The Self-Report Assessment of Functional Visual Performance (SRAFVP), developed in 1995, is a standardized tool to identify activities of daily living (ADLs) limitations in adults with low vision. Because new technology has now been incorporated into almost every daily task, items in the SRAFVP need to reflect how people with low vision engaged in ADLs having a component of new technology. Modifications to the assessment include adding questions pertaining to computer use, health monitoring, exercising, loading dishwasher, and paying for items with credit/debit card. Several questions were removed including reading telephone directory, and newspaper advertisements. The purpose of this study is to validate an updated version of the SRAFVP.

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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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