Sally Bennett Rosenthal; Living With Low Vision: A Personal and Professional Perspective. Am J Occup Ther 1995;49(9):861-864. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.9.861.
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Unlike most readers of this special issue, I have been both a consumer and provider of rehabilitation services. A retinal hemorrhage that occurred when I was in my late twenties signaled the beginning of delayed-onset retinopathy of prematurity–a condition that has been further complicated since that time. In this article, I offer a glimpse of what living with low vision is like by describing activities in my own life and accommodations I have made. My hope is that therapists will learn more about the realities of living with low vision and will seek our additional information that they will incorporate into their practice.
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