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2024/2025

Problems of Persons with Visual Impairment

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
F7PBOPZP KZ 2 1P+1C Czech
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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:
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. ISBN: 9781846288661

[2] KANSKI, Jack J. a Brad BOWLING. Clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach. 7th ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2011. ISBN 9780702040931.

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