Rehabilitation of reading in older individuals with macular degeneration: A review of effective training programs

Macular degeneration (MD) is the most common cause of visual impairment amongolder adults. It severely affects reading performance. People with MD have to rely onperipheral vision for reading. In this review, we considered several training programs that aim to improve peripheral reading, with a focus on eccentric viewing, oculomotorcontrol, or perceptual learning. 

In: Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 2011, iFirst, pp. 1–25.

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Date: 01/01/2011
Author: J. Pijnacker, P. Verstraten [et al.]
Organization: www.academia.edu; Royal Dutch Visio
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Content type: Scientific publications
Tags: adults, low vision, reading, rehabilitation
Categories: Skills, Sensory, Communication