JUL
13

Understanding Vision Impairment: Near Visual Acuity Simulations

8:00 am

The primary purpose of this book is to assist families and professionals understand near visual acuity. Photographic simulations demonstrate the influence of font size, font type, paper colour, paper finish, and background complexity on visibility. This book can also be purchased as a digital version through the Apple iBook Store and is intended to be (more…)

JUL
13

Understanding Vision Impairment: Vision Impairment and Sign Language

8:00 am

This book provides information for parents and professionals about the use of sign language with children who have vision impairment. There are many sign languages, for example Auslan which is the sign language of the Australian Deaf Community. This book can also be purchased as a digital version through the Apple iBook Store and is (more…)

JUL
14

Vision Impairment, Educational Principles and Practice: Some Fundamentals

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This is the first monograph in a series of monographs that provide a compendium of perspectives on the broad theme of educational principles and practice in the field of vision impairment in Australia. The purpose of the monograph series is to help readers to develop an understanding of current theories and practices in education and (more…)

JUL
19

RIDBC Teleschool Guiding Principles for Telepractice

8:00 am

DIGITAL COPY ONLY RIDBC Teleschool Guiding Principles for Telepractice The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC is Australia's largest independent provider of special education and related services. RIDBC provides innovative services throughout Australia to children with hearing and/or vision impairment, including those with additional disabilities. When RIDBC needed to provide educational and related (more…)

Interpreting Bjerrum and Goldmann Visual Fields

This webinar explores the concepts, testing and reporting of visual fields when the Bjerrum Tangent Screen and Goldmann Perimeter have been used in assessment. Examples of typical visual field loss are provided, with a comparison between the two test types, to further the viewer’s understanding of visual fields.

Assessment of Visual Function: Visual Acuity

This presentation explores visual acuity and how it is assessed clinically. The different types of visual acuity tests used to assess vision according to the individual’s age, and ability to participate will be featured within this webinar. This webinar also provides a brief tour through the anatomy of the visual system and the parts of the brain involved in vision.

Understanding Vision Reports

This webinar compares and contrasts reporting from clinical vision assessment and functional vision assessment. Two case studies highlight the role both forms of assessment have in building a comprehensive picture of a person’s true visual function.

Assessment of Visual Fields

This webinar explores the concept of visual fields at an introductory level. The common types of clinical assessment of visual fields are explained. The eye and vision conditions that cause visual field loss are also reviewed, with examples of typical visual field loss provided.