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Making Life More Livable: Simple Adaptations for Living at Home after Vision Loss (Revised Edition)

by Maureen A. Duffy

From the book: The newly revised and updated Making Life More Livable is the essential guide for adults experiencing vision loss and is an invaluable resource for their family and friends. Full of practical tips and illustrated by numerous photographs, this easy-to- use resource shows how people who are visually impaired can continue living independent, productive lives at home on their own. Useful general guidelines and room-by-room specifics provide simple and effective solutions for making homes accessible and everyday activities for individuals with visual impairments.

New Independence! Environmental Adaptations in Community Facilities for Adults with Vision Impairments

by Maureen A. Duffy

Contents include: environmental changes and vision; evaluating the environment; modifying the environment; specific suggestions by area; useful resources, and a checklist for conducting environment evaluations. A book that can make a big difference!

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