Visibility Vol 12 Issue 2, 2018


Prevalence and Risk Factors of Acquired Dual Sensory Loss in a Sample of Canadian Older Adults


Both vision and hearing decline in old age, leading many older adults to present with acquired dual sensory loss (DSL; concurrent vision and hearing impairment). The population prevalence of DSL has rarely been estimated, and its prevalence in older adults in Canada is unknown. We assessed the prevalence of vision and hearing loss (dual sensory loss) in community-dwelling Canadian adults aged 45-85 years.

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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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