Visibility Vol 12 Issue 4, 2018


Impact of Lions Club Volunteers to Set-up Telerehabilitation Equipment in Low Vision Patients’ Homes


Following the previous pilot study in which we demonstrated feasibility and patient satisfaction with telerehabilitation, we were interested to continue to offer remotely delivered telerehabilitation services to low vision (LV) patients in their homes for follow-up training in the use of LV magnification devices. However, some of the previous patients or their sighted companions in the initial study had some difficulty with setting up the equipment for videoconferencing portal. This prompted us to determine patients’ willingness to have local Lions Club volunteers enter their homes to help with this role and we implemented this approach.

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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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