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Prescriptions for Independence: Working with Older People Who Are Visually Impaired

by Nora Griffin-Shirley Gerda Groff

Prescriptions for Independence: Working with Older People Who Are Visually Impaired has been designed to provide comprehensive information in a clear and readable way so that visually impaired people, their friends and families, and those who work with them have simple suggestions within easy reach. Readers will find that most people who are visually impaired do have usable vision and do not require special assistance, but they will also find what they need to know about common forms of visual impairment and adaptations and information that are useful to some visually impaired people in daily life.

What Museum Guides Need to Know: Access for Blind and Visually Impaired Visitors

by Gerda Groff Laura Gardner

This book provides practical, easy-to-use suggestions on how to greet and assist blind and visually impaired visitors. It also covers aesthetics and visual impairment, legal requirements for accessibility, and resources. It includes a training outline for museum professionals, a bibliography on art and museum access for blind and visually impaired persons, and guidelines for preparing large print, braille, and cassette materials.

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