The Lighthouse Handbook on Vision Impairment and Vision Rehabilitation: Two-volume set

Hardcover | April 15, 2000

EditorBarbara Silverstone, Mary Ann Lang, Bruce Rosenthal

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This comprehensive reference source is a state-of-the-art guide to the scientific, clinical, rehabilitative, and policy aspects of vision impairment and blindness. More than 100 original contributions from physicians, therapists, rehabilitation specialists, and policy makers cover everythingfrom the basic science of vision and its diseases to assistive technologies, treatment, and care.

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This comprehensive reference source is a state-of-the-art guide to the scientific, clinical, rehabilitative, and policy aspects of vision impairment and blindness. More than 100 original contributions from physicians, therapists, rehabilitation specialists, and policy makers cover everythingfrom the basic science of vision and its dise...

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Format:HardcoverPublished:April 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195094891

ISBN - 13:9780195094893

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VOLUME I: VISION IMPAIRMENT Section 1: Medical Aspects Section 2: Functional Aspects Section 3: Psychosocial Aspects Section 4: Interactions of Vision Impairment with Other Disabilities and Sensory Impairments Section 5: The Environment and Vision Impairment -- Toward a Universal Design VOLUME II: VISION REHABILITATION Section 6: Overview and History of the Field Section 7: Functional Diagnosis and Assessment Section 8: Assistive Devices and Technology Section 9: Psychological and Social Factors in Visual Adaptation and Rehabilitation Section 10: Vision Habilitation of Children and Youth with Vision Impairment Section 11: Vision Rehabilitation of Working Age Adults with Vision Impairment Section 12: Vision Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Vision Impairment

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"No other text in the field of vision rehabilitation matches the depth and breadth of information compiled here. The quality and quantity of information is outstanding and the editors and contributors are leading experts in their respective fields of vision rehabilitation." -- oody's