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Delayed Recall Visual Memory Activity

August 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This material addresses delayed recall with visual memory using a storytelling strategy. Video on how to use this resource: Magliano, J. P., Larson, A. M., Higgs, K., & Loschky, L. C. (2016). The relative roles of visuospatial and linguistic working memory systems in generating inferences during visual narrative comprehension. Memory & Cognition, 44, 207-219.
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Spot the Difference

July 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material works on a variety of visual perceptual skills using functional images. Video on how to use this resource:
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Emergency Preparedness with a Disability

March 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout covers different elements of being prepared for emergency situations given changes due to the new onset of a condition for a caregiver and/or patient. Video on how to use this resource:
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Pilot Study on Activities of Daily Living Limitations in Adults With Hemianopsia (2009)

March 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
The study used a convenience sample of adults referred to outpatient low-vision rehabilitation. Stroke was the documented cause of visual deficit for all participants except one who had sustained a brain tumor. All participants had homonymous hemianopsia or quadrantanopsia, and all but one lived in their own homes. Semi-structured interviews demonstrated that participants identified personal […]
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Occupational Therapy Interventions to Improve Performance of Daily Activities at Home for Older Adults with Low Vision: A Systematic Review (2013)

February 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Low vision is considered a visual impairment that cannot be corrected by regular eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery, and interferes with the ability to perform everyday activities. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts are the four main causes of low vision in older adults. These conditions result in progressive and, in […]
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Vision Screening

February 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This screening can provide initial information on potential vision deficits.
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Low Vision Strategies

January 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout details strategies to maximize safety and independence for individuals and caregivers coping with low vision changes.
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