Description of Making Life More Livable
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 doable for individuals with visual impairments.
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Review Making Life More Livable
How many times have you heard a friend, relative, or family member wish for a solution to a situation that has arisen from his or her visual impairment? And how many times have you longed for a book that would offer such solutions? Wish no more.
Simple or complex, all the suggestions are helpful and easy to implement. In short, whether your vision loss is relatively new, or if you have been dealing with it for some time, you will find a plethora of useful tips within the pages of this book. This handy guide book is a 'must' for anyone dealing with vision loss, as well as for friends and family members who want to hlep you maintain your independence, in your own home.
Although the primary target audience is the visually impaired person, this book will also be of value to low vision optometrists and ophthalmologists, rehabilitation professionals, and social services professionals. Families and friends of visually impaired persons would welcome the discussion of these fundamental and effective solutions for making homes accessible and facilitating everyday activities. In its original edition, this publication was widely used as a valued reference by both its target population and the low vision rehabilitation team. The revised edition holds every promise of continuing and expanding the unique contribution the American Foundation for the Blind has made.