Visibility Vol 14 Issue 2, 2020


Well-Being and Mental Health Factors among Informal Caregivers of Individuals with Visual Impairments


Individuals with visual impairments often require the support of informal caregivers, and these caregivers routinely make personal, emotional, financial, and physical sacrifices to provide care and support for their loved one. Previous research has indicated that mental health factors, level of impairment, emotional regulation, and education all impact the quality of care provided by caregivers. The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the demands required, and supports needed, of informal caregivers for individuals with visual impairments.

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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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