Visibility Vol 16 Issue 2, 2022


Can Pedestrian Safety be Improved with Orientation and Mobility Training?


Previous studies have shown that visually impaired pedestrians make unsafe crossing decisions. Typically, for problems with mobility, including the task of street-crossing, low vision practitioners refer their visually impaired patients for Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training. However, little is known whether O&M training improves pedestrian safety. The aim of this study was therefore to determine whether an O&M street-crossing training program was effective at improving a visually impaired pedestrian’s ability to make safe and accurate decisions when crossing the street.

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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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