Disability Series: Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $39.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $58.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-799-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Rehabilitation & Therapy
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation provides an overview about disability and explains how visual disability affects people. It provides information about vision health related research and surveillance, conditions that lead to visual impairment are discussed in detail.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1: Understanding Disability and Visual Impairment
  • Chapter 1—Impairment, Activity Limitation, and Participation Restriction
  • Chapter 2—What Is Vision Disability?
  • Chapter 3—Data and Statistics on Blindness and Low Vision
  • Chapter 4—Common Types of Visual Impairment
  • Part 2: Conditions Leading to Visual Impairment
  • Chapter 5—Amblyopia
  • Chapter 6—Cataracts
  • Chapter 7—Congenital Causes of Blindness
  • Chapter 8—Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Chapter 9—Glaucoma
  • Chapter 10—Inherited Retinal Dystrophies
  • Chapter 11—Macular Degeneration
  • Chapter 12—Refractive Disorders
  • Chapter 13—Retinal Detachment
  • Chapter 14—Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Chapter 15—Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Chapter 16—Strabismus
  • Chapter 17—Trachoma
  • Chapter 18—Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 19—Uveitis
  • Part 3: Living with Visual Impairment
  • Chapter 20—Functional Impact of Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 21—Psychology of Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 22—Skills for Everyday Living with Vision Impairment
  • Part 4: Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Disability Support for Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 23—Vision Loss Assessment
  • Chapter 24—Preventing Avoidable Vision Impairment and Blindness
  • Chapter 25—Control of Diabetes for Vision Loss
  • Chapter 26—Treatment Interventions for Vision Loss
  • Chapter 27—Surgical Interventions
  • Chapter 28—Eye Transplants
  • Chapter 29—Amniotic Membrane Grafts
  • Chapter 30—Artificial Vision Systems
  • Chapter 31—Low Vision and Blindness Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 32—Learning Adaptive Independent Living Skills
  • Chapter 33—Orientation and Mobility Training
  • Chapter 34—White Cane—the Primary Mobility Tool
  • Chapter 35—Transportation Guide for People with Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 36—Lighting and Home Modification for Vision Loss
  • Chapter 37—Assistive Devices for Vision Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 38—Reading and Writing with Braille
  • Chapter 39—Benefits and Support Services for Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 40—Access and Rights to Special Education
  • Chapter 41—Disability Employment Rights
  • Chapter 42—Caring for People with Vision Loss
  • Part 5: Research in Ocular Diseases, Optic Disorders, Vision Loss, and Visual Processing Disorders
  • Chapter 43—Vision Health Surveillance
  • Chapter 44—Retinal Disease: Gene Therapy, Angiogenesis, and Stem Cell Regeneration
  • Chapter 45—Advances in Corneal Research
  • Chapter 46—Research in Biomechanics of Lens and Cataract Formation
  • Chapter 47—New Frontiers in Glaucoma and Optic Neuropathy Treatments
  • Chapter 48—Clinical Advances and Emerging Technologies in Visual Processing Disorders
  • Part 6: Additional Resources
  • Chapter 49—Organizations Aiding People with Visual Impairments