Visibility Vol 15 Issue 2, 2021


Potential Transferable Skills from Eccentric Viewing Training


Fixation stability is frequently targeted and trained in visual rehabilitation practices to improve reading accuracy and speed. However, it has yet to be investigated in terms of improvements beyond reading. Previous researchers have shown that fixation stability is a visual parameter that can contribute towards the control of balance. Therefore, improved fixation as a consequence of eccentric-viewing training may provide additional benefits in improving balance. Here, researchers collaborate with low vision rehabilitation specialists to quantify fixation stability before and after an eccentric viewing training program, and determine if this can lead to increased use of visual information to improve both reading and balance.

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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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