A Self-Help Guide to Nonvisual Skills (Free)
Description: 8.5"x11" plastic comb bound, large print, 89 pages.
Available in English and Spanish.
This guide is a culmination of ideas from professionals and patients showing how a visually impaired person can preserve or restore up to 99% of all activities of daily living. The book features a comprehensive self-evaluation of needs and goals, followed by lessons showing how nonvisual senses can substitute for eyesight. It also contains an in-depth overview of low vision rehabilitation, plus directories of distributors of low vision devices, technology products, and software.
Caring For The Visually Impaired (Free)
Description: 7"x8.5" booklet, 12 pages. Available in English and Spanish.
This unique handbook is full of helpful information and resources for the informal caregiver. Chapters include:
"Who Are Care Givers?" "The Caregiver’s Pyramid of Needs" "A Caregiver’s Low Vision T.A.S.K. Force" "What Is Visual Impairment?" "ABCs of Caring for the Visually Impaired" "Maintaining Independence
and Quality of Life"
A comprehensive listing of caregiving resources may be found on the final page.