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

Orientation and mobility Introduction to O&M, information on who are eligible for training. Advice on how to get information on aims and methods of O&M training and who to contact to get training by qualified O&M teachers.

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: 29 Oct 2013
Author: Arnadottir Gudbjorg

Guided assistance in mobility Illustrated material on how to guide a blind or visually impaired person in various circumstances. In the text box below you will find the text in Icelandic language.

Date: 29 Oct 2013
Author: Arnadottir Gudbjorg

Good access for all Guidelines on how everyday environment can be adjusted and modified to accommodate easy access for blind and visually impaired people. These guidelines are helpful for the public, institutions, public places and buildings such as schools, hospitals, buses, restaurants etc.

Date: 04 Jun 2013
Author: Sylvie ERVE

A new set of innovative softwares for low vision assessment and rehabilitation designed mainly for orthoptists. New developments : Compatible with touchscreens Systematic results timekeeping

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

Book with papers, read in the International Conference on the Special Needs of Blind and Low Vision Seniors in Heidelberg march 2000 and some later written papers.

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

This study is intended to contribute to existing research on long-term psychosocial adaptation to age-related vision loss.

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

To examine discrepancies and similarities regarding the psychological impact of visual impairment in patients of different age.

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: 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: 31 Oct 2012
Author: Valerie Wood-Gaiger

Presentation at the 1st SensAge Conference 30th September 2012, Zagreb, Croatia

Date: 31 Oct 2012
Author: The European Network for Vision Impairment Training Education & Research : ENVITER

Professionals for Visually Impaired Persons Training XL and Knowledge Sharing

Date: 31 Oct 2012
Author: The European Network for Vision Impairment Training Education & Research : ENVITER, with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union

Inclusion of people above 55 with decreasing eyesight by e-technology

Date: 26 Sep 2012
Author: Peter Verstraten

Main topics - The impact of vision loss at old age - Social support and loneliness - Building and maintaining a personal network

Date: 30 Jul 2012
Author: Manna Albertina Alma

Participation of the visually impaired elderly, determinants and intervention, dissertation by Manna Alma

Date: 30 Jul 2012
Author: G.M. Sprinzl; H. Riechelmann

Current trends in treating hearing loss in elderly people: a review of the technology and treatment options, a mini-review

Date: 24 Jul 2012
Author: RNIB, Great Britain

Coming to terms with having a sight problem can be tough. Dealing with the emotional and practical impact of changes to your sight can be overwhelming. Our guide to coping with sight loss contains information and links to sources of help. As well as selling a wide variety of products through our Online Shop, RNIB produces a number of magazines for blind and partially sighted people, including Vision magazine, our award-winning membership magazine for people with sight problems. Click here (link is external) for more information

Date: 19 Jun 2012
Author: Ciorba, Bianchini, Pelucchi et al.

Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, and it is becoming a severe social and health problem

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)