Better live in adapted visual environment

Lights, contrasts and guides for the elderly in EMS. This publication illustrates the perceptions of the visually impaired persons in their environment. This publication illustrates the perceptions of the visually impaired persons in their environment.

This publication illustrates the perceptions of the visually impaired persons in their environment.
It highlights the principles to optimize the visual perception of the persons concerned.
It includes suggestions on the proper use of light, contrasts, the magnifications and benchmarks.
It gathers and shows adaptations to the environment designed to enhance the independence of the person aged visually impaired.
It also includes various recommendations and standards for accessibility which mainly concerns people with mobility reduced in a universal design approach

Date: 09/05/2012
Author: Marie Paule Christiaen
Organization: ABA - Association pour le Bien des Aveugles et Malvoyants - Genève
Reference: ABA - Association pour le Bien des Aveugles et Malvoyants - Genève
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: contrast, light, magnification, visually impaired
Categories: Aids & Appliances, Skills, Sensory, Communication, Mobility, Leisure