Vision

Physical activity levels in children with sensory problems: Cross-sectional analyses from the Millennium Cohort Study

Genevieve Williams, Ph.D., Daniel Aggio, M.Sc., Brendon Stubbs, Ph.D., Shahina Pardhan, Ph.D., Benjamin Gardner, Ph.D., Lee Smith, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 58-61 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.07.002 Background Hearing and vision impairments/problems are associated with increased risk of premature mortality in adulthood. One potential pathway explaining this association is reduced levels […]

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Emerging technologies and web accessibility: research challenges and opportunities focussing on vision issues

Harper S, Yesilada Y. SOURCE: 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 […]

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Persons Aging with Hearing and Vision Loss (PAHVL)

A consortium entitled “Disability & Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) on Persons Aging with Hearing & Vision Loss,” comprised of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (RRTC) of Mississippi State University, San Diego State University, and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, funded by the national Institute of […]

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Health-related quality of life following blind rehabilitation.

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of residential blind rehabilitation on patients’ vision-targeted health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and general physical and mental function. METHOD: The National Eye Institute 25-item Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ) plus appendix questions, the 12-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-12), Hope Scale and Coopersmith self-esteem inventory […]

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