Academy publication category

Date: 31 Oct 2013
Author: Tarczay Sanja

The qualitative research described in this paper was focused on deafblind women, in order to reveal their own perspective on the status of deafblind women in Croatia. Without understanding of their real needs, interests and rights, the development of aproppriate support services is impossible, which was another motive to start this research.

Date: 29 Oct 2013
Author: Arnadottir Gudbjorg

Information on material related to daily life challenges and ways to overcome obstacles by using methods that can make daily tasks easier to cope with. -ILS - description of what may be included in training for independence in daily life and coping with tasks and duties that may be difficult for visually impaired individuals. -Importance of contrasts and colour

Date: 18 Apr 2013
Author: Hans-Werner Wahl, Hans-Eugen Schulze (ed.)

This lecture addresses the meaning of age related vision impairment to older people, stepping into their shoes so to speak and considering their perspective.

Date: 18 Apr 2013
Author: Hans-Werner Wahl, Hans-Eugen Schulze (ed.)

Sight loss in later life can be devastating as it touches every aspect of a person's identity and social role.

Date: 01 Jan 2007
Author: M. Langelaan

The studies presented in this thesis were performed at the Department of Ophthalmology and the Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine (EMGO Institute) of the VU University Medical Centre, the Netherlands. The EMGO Institute participates in the Netherlands School of Primary Care Research (CaRe) which was re-acknowledged in 2000 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)