Harper S, Yesilada Y. University of Manchester, School of Computer Science, Kilburn Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom. This is a technological review paper focussed on identifying both the research challenges and opportunities for further investigation arising from emerging technologies, and it does not aim to propose any recommendation or standard. It is focussed on… Read More »»
Emerging technologies and web accessibility: research challenges and opportunities focussing on vision issues
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Health risk profile for older adults with blindness: an application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health framework.
PURPOSE: To develop a health risk profile for adults age 65 years or older with blindness, using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as our conceptual framework. METHODS: We combined and analyzed data from the 2000-2006 National Health Interview Survey after backcoding questions to the ICF. We compared older adults with blindness… Read More »»
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of a low-vision rehabilitation program. METHODS: A multicenter randomized clinical trial was conducted from November 2004 to November 2006 with a 4-month follow-up. A total of 126 patients were included, 98% of whom were white and male. The patients were referred from eye or low-vision clinics and blind rehabilitation centers… Read More »»
Economic evaluation of blind rehabilitation for veterans with macular diseases in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
PURPOSE: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Low Vision Intervention Trial (LOVIT) developed an outpatient low-vision programme for patients with macular diseases providing low-vision rehabilitation comparable to VA inpatient blind rehabilitation centres (BRCs). This programme targets veterans who do not need or chose not to participate in a comprehensive inpatient blind rehabilitation programme. We examined… Read More »»
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Format Webpage This webpage describes how technological advancements have helped remove many barriers to education and employment for people with visual impairments. Also included is information and advice on how to acquire and use assistive technology effectively, as well as descriptions of certain technology, such as Video Magnifiers,… Read More »»
Format Program Sierra Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers full services, at no charge, to clients in the foothill communities of Nevada and Placer Counties and beyond and helps blind and visually impaired individuals stay in their homes and out of institutions. Sierra Services provides a comprehensive health program of peer and… Read More »»