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Low Vision Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists
by Whittaker, Stephen G. PhD

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ThisSecond Edition of Low Vision Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists provides current, evidence-based information on low vision rehabilitation that contains several new and expanded chapters on ADLs, IADLs, and recreation, as well as new online resources and the latest in accessibility devices. Low vision rehabilitation is rapidly growing as a specialty practice for occupational therapists. This growth requires practical, evidence-based information on the evaluation and treatment of the effects of low vision on occupational performance. Responding to this need,Low Vision Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists, Second Editionblends standards of practice that have been developed for over 50 years by low vision therapists and optometrists, with the latest scientific research and the unique perspective of occupational therapists. This text is written to introduce the student and general practitioner to low vision rehabilitation as commonly encountered in medical rehabilitation as well as provides a conceptual approach to evaluation and treatment that will enrich an advanced practice. Authors Stephen Whittaker, a low vision researcher, certified low vision therapist and occupational therapist, Mitchell Scheiman, an optometrist and researcher, and Debra Sokol-McKay, an occupational therapist with specialty certification in low vision as well as certification as a low vision therapist, vision rehabilitation therapist and diabetes educator, have carefully selected evidence-based evaluations and treatments that focus on clinical practicality and meaningful occupational goals in adults.

Product Information
Binding: Hardcover
Specs: 410 pages | 3.41 Lbs
ISBN: 1617116335
ISBN-13: 9781617116339
Old Edition: 1556427344
Edition: 2
Publisher: Slack Incorporated | Publish Date 08/15 | Copyright 2016

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