Functional Vision: A Practitioner's Guide to Evaluation and Intervention / Edition 1

Functional Vision: A Practitioner's Guide to Evaluation and Intervention / Edition 1

by Amanda Hall Lueck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0891288716

ISBN-13: 9780891288718

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: AFB Press

An essential tool for anyone working in the area of low vision, Functional Vision presents a systematic, comprehensive, integrated approach to assessing an individual's functional vision and delivering the appropriate services determined by the assessment results. Based on groundbreaking work by distinguished professionals who have developed the specific principles

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An essential tool for anyone working in the area of low vision, Functional Vision presents a systematic, comprehensive, integrated approach to assessing an individual's functional vision and delivering the appropriate services determined by the assessment results. Based on groundbreaking work by distinguished professionals who have developed the specific principles and procedures for helping people of all ages with low vision,including those with multiple disabilities, the text explains how to link intervention to assessment findings and to teach compensatory skills through everyday activities at school, work, home, and in the community. This detailed and practical guide provides case examples, charts, figures, and sample forms that enable practitioners to apply expert methods in their work with clients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891288718
Publisher:
AFB Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
542
Sales rank:
511,255
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Forewordxi
About the Contributorsxiii
Introductionxvii
Part 1Overview of Low Vision Care
Chapter 1Comprehensive Low Vision Care3
Chapter 2Visual Functions as Components of Functional Vision25
Chapter 3Basic Optics and Low Vision Devices61
Part 2Evaluation of Functional Vision
Chapter 4Overview of Functional Evaluation of Vision89
Chapter 5Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities115
Chapter 6Evaluation Methods and Functional Implications: Children and Adults with Visual Impairments177
Part 3Intervention Methods
Chapter 7Overview of Intervention Methods257
Chapter 8Interventions for Young Children with Visual Impairments and Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities277
Chapter 9Compensatory Instruction for Academically Oriented Students with Visual Impairments353
Chapter 10Interventions for Adults with Visual Impairments423
AppendixVisual Consequences of Most Common Eye Conditions Associated with Visual Impairment476
Glossary483
Resources491
Index503

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