The Third Edition of Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits is the go-to resource that will enable occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive understanding of vision, appreciate the various effects vision problems can have on the practice of occupational therapy, and to more effectively manage patients with vision disorders.
- Visual integrity: Includes visual acuity (clarity), the optics of the eye, and eye health
- Visual efficiency skills: Includes focusing, eye teaming, and eye movements
- Visual information processing skills: Includes the ability to analyze, interpret and respond to visual information
- Visual problems associated with learning disorders
- Visual problems associated with acquired brain injury
- Management of vision problems for children with special needs
- Low vision
- Updated figures, research, and references
- Incorporates current American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework
- Glossary of key terms
- Appendices that include a vision screening report form and low vision supplies and equipment
Dr. Scheiman has a long and close relationship with occupational therapists. He is the founder of Vision Education Seminars, a company that develops and provides continuing education programs about vision to occupational therapists. In the past 15 years he has lectured to more than 7000 occupational therapists. He co-manages patients with occupational and physical therapists in his practice, and his wife, Maxine Scheiman, has been an occupational therapist for more than 20 years.