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Visual Impairment Detection Program

Photo of  Sylvie Bilodeau.
Ms Sylvie Bilodeau (INLB).
 
Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities.
 
Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

 

Date: 23 June 2014 00:00
Author: Bilodeau, Sylvie
Organization: Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille (INLB)
Only for Members: No
Content type: Presentation

Léna, an open-innovation ecosystem

Photo of Jawad Hajjam.
Mr. Jawad Hajjam. 
 
Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities.
 
Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

 

Date: 23 June 2014 00:00
Author: Hajjam, Jawad
Organization: Centich (MFAM)
Only for Members: No
Content type: Presentation

Method Specialist Care for visually impaired elderly at De Vlasborch

Logo of Royal Dutch Visio, including a butterfly.

The Method Specialist Care was created to map the wishes of the inhabitants of De Vlasborch, a home for the visually impaired elderly. Next to that the method will equip the employees of Royal Dutch Visio.

 

Date: 11 June 2013 16:15
Author: Royal Dutch Visio
Organization: Royal Dutch Visio
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises

Vision Loss in Old Age - The Need and Potential for New Beginnings

Sight loss in later life can be devastating as it touches every aspect of a person's identity and social role.

 

Date: 18 April 2013 14:58
Author: Hans-Werner Wahl, Hans-Eugen Schulze (ed.)
Organization: http://ma-ha-schulze.de
Only for Members: No
Content type: Scientific publications

What Does Vision Impairment Mean to Older People?

This lecture addresses the meaning of age related vision impairment to older people, stepping into their shoes so to speak and considering their perspective.

 

Date: 18 April 2013 14:44
Author: Hans-Werner Wahl, Hans-Eugen Schulze (ed.)
Organization: http://ma-ha-schulze.de/
Only for Members: No
Content type: Scientific publications

Living with sight loss

Coming to terms with having a sight problem can be tough. Dealing with the emotional and practical impact of changes to your sight can be overwhelming. Our guide to coping with sight loss contains information and links to sources of help.

As well as selling a wide variety of products through our Online Shop, RNIB produces a number of magazines for blind and partially sighted people, including Vision magazine, our award-winning membership magazine for people with sight problems.

Click here for more information

 

Date: 24 July 2012 11:30
Author: RNIB, Great Britain
Organization: RNIB, Great Britain
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises

The AFB Seniorsite

VisionAware helps adults who are losing their sight continue to live full and independent lives by providing timely information, step-by-step daily living techniques, a directory of national and local services, and a supportive online community

 

Date: 24 July 2012 09:29
Author: VisionAware
Organization: American Foundation for the Blind
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises

Effective reading courses for elderly with macular degeneration

Macular degeneration (MD) is the most common cause of visual impairment among older adults in Western Europe. It severely affects reading performance. We considered several training programs that aim to improve peripheral reading. There was no strong support in favor of one particular training method for rehabilitation of reading in macular degeneration, but there is evidence that older individuals with macular degeneration can be trained to improve reading performance.

 

Date: 1 January 2012 00:00
Author: J. Pijnacker, P. Verstraten, W. van Damme, J. Vandermeulen, B. Steenbergen
Organization: www.springer.com; Royal Dutch Visio
Only for Members: No
Content type: Scientific publications