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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Problems of Persons with Visual Impairment

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBOPZP KZ 2 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Milan Pešák (guarantor), Blanka Brůnová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Milan Pešák (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

Education and training - integration. Social and legal problems. Psychological care for persons with visual impairment. Organizations of seriously vision handicapped people. Optic and electronic compensatory tools (camera magnifiers, digital magnifiers). Non-optical compensatory tools ( white cane, indicators of light and surface, thermometer with speaker, guide dogs, etc. ), environmental adaptations for persons with visual impairment. Rehabilitation of persons with vision handicap. System of training in using special optical aids, training in using electronic special devices for persons with visual impairment.

Requirements:

Assessment: active participation on the solution of excercises.

Examination: fulfillment of requirements for assessment, knwledges covering the extent of the course.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Education and training of persons with visual impairment.

2.Psychological care for persons with visual impairment.

3.Social and legal problems.

4.Organizations of seriously vision handicapped people.

5.Optic and electronic compensatory tools, non-optical compensatory tools, environmental adaptations for persons with visual impairment.

6.Rehabilitation of persons with vision handicap. System of training in using special optical aids, training in using electronic special devices for persons with visual impairment.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Education and training of persons with visual impairment.

2.Psychological care for persons with visual impairment.

3.Social and legal problems.

4.Organizations of seriously vision handicapped people.

5.Optic and electronic compensatory tools, non-optical compensatory tools, environmental adaptations for persons with visual impairment.

6.Rehabilitation of persons with vision handicap. System of training in using special optical aids, training in using electronic special devices for persons with visual impairment.

Study Objective:

Knowledge of problems of persons with visual impairment

Study materials:

1.HERSH, Marion A., ed., Michael A. JOHNSON, ed. a David KEATING, ed. Assistive technology for visually impaired and blind people. London: Springer, 2008.

2.KANSKI, Jack J. a Brad BOWLING. Clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach. 7th ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomKL:B-430_N
Zobanová B.
08:00–09:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.1)

Kladno FBMI
Učebna
roomKL:B-430_N
Zobanová B.
08:00–09:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Kladno FBMI
Učebna
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-20
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2550006.html