- Published: Minneapolis, Minn. : Park Pub., c2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: 2nd ed.
- Description: xx, 234 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Macular disease : practical strategies for living with vision loss
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Call number: 617.735 Wo
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl.
Nourishing the spirit and the mind -- Caring for your eyes and vision -- Improving reading ability -- Nurturing your body -- Cooking and eating use senses of touch and hearing -- Organizing your living space -- Finding hard-to-spot-things -- Dealing with financial, personal, and legal affairs -- Embracing technology -- Making driving decisions -- Getting help from people and organizations .
"Filled with compiling ideas for living well with vision loss from macular disease, this book's positive, take-charge approach provides encouragement to both the newly diagnosed and those at later stages of their disease by showing ways to compensate for their declining sight. Featuring photos of special lighting and other aids and insight from the author's own personal experience with low vision, this oversized handbook is ideally formatted for readers with vision loss by employing the use of large print on glare-resistant paper. Offering reassurance, hope, and personal insight, this revised edition is filled with descriptions of adaptive strategies and assistive technologies. With strong endorsements from medical communities, the book includes an invaluable index and resource list for readers"--Provided by publisher.
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