Poster Session
Issue Date: November 01, 2018
Published Online: November 12, 2018
Updated: November 12, 2018
Identifying the Needs of Adolescents With Visual Impairments in a Nonurban Setting
Author Affiliations
  • Misericordia University
  • Misericordia University
  • Misericordia University
  • Misericordia University
  • Misericordia University
  • Misericordia University
Article Information
Vision / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 01, 2018
Identifying the Needs of Adolescents With Visual Impairments in a Nonurban Setting
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515263. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5045
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515263. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5045
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

We assessed the needs of adolescents with visual impairments and identified that reduced social participation and loneliness affected development. Occupational therapy practitioners can provide team-based interventions, strategies, and assistive technologies to maximize safe and active participation in meaningful activities.

Primary Author and Speaker: Leamor Kahanov

Additional Authors and Speakers: Samantha Fuss, Megan Hunt, Lindsay Kreusel, Rebecca McMahon, Grace Fisher