Visibility Vol 13 Issue 4, 2019


The Effect of Visual Impairment on Balance and Mobility in Adults Over Age 50


Visual impairment (VI) is linked to fall risk in the elderly, and poor health in younger adults. We convened an interdisciplinary team of researchers with expertise in vision and mobility to focus our efforts on best practices in the study of VI and physical mobility. A case control study compared balance and walking function between adults with juvenile onset VI (beginning before age 18), those with adult onset VI (beginning after age 18), and an age and gender matched control group without VI.

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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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