Check out some great OT suggestions, treatment ideas and ways to screen your patients with low vision and help them succeed!
Resources from the Show:Click here to get your own Low Vision Toolbox
- Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (BIVABA)- Uses the hierarchy of vision to assess the most basic visual skills to the higher level cognitive visual skills. It’s easy to use and comes with a DVD (possibly a USB now?) in which each visual test is demonstrated.
- Self-Report Assessment of Functional Visual Performance (SRAFVP) - Questionnaire and very easy to administer. Able to calculate g-codes from assessment
- Low Vision Independence Measure (Smith)
Helpful Additional Resources:
Low Vision Apps
- Looktell money reader- tells you the denomination of paper money
- Dragon dictation- voice to text app, so you can speak into it and easily see your emails, texts, etc.
- Color ID - identifies color
- Zoom Reader- helps you magnify text
- Speak it! Text to Speech app
- BeMyEyes- a really cool app in which sighted users assist people with visual impairment
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