Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists

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Slack, 2002 - Medical - 379 pages
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Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide For Occupational Therapists, Second Edition is a unique and comprehensive collaboration from optometrists, occupational therapists, and low vision rehabilitation specialists designed to increase the understanding of vision. This thoroughly updated edition is an innovative resource, enabling occupational therapists to appreciate the various effects vision problems can have on the practice of occupational therapy, as well as to manage patients with vision disorders more effectively.

This well-organized text is the only text for occupational therapists that covers all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of vision deficits. Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide For Occupational Therapists, Second Edition discusses the details of vision therapy for eye movement and visual perceptual deficits. OT management of vision problems specific to autism, acquired brain injury patients, learning disabled children, developmentally delayed, multiply impaired children, and low vision patients are just a few of the topics covered inside this comprehensive resource.

Also included in this essential learning tool are three new chapters that will allow occupational therapists to expand their knowledge base in the area low vision rehabilitation, making this text a perfect addition to every occupational therapist’s bookshelf.

This revised edition includes the following new chapters:

  • Low Vision: Overview and Review of Low Vision Evaluation and Treatment
  • Visual Impairment and Activities of Daily Living
  • Low Vision and Occupational Therapy: Developing an Occupational Therapy Specialty in Low Visi

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