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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