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Low Vision Driving Bibliography

From Low Vision, The reference, Edited by Gregory L Goodrich, Ph.D

A very pertinent Bibliography has been compiled by Dr. Greg Goodrich, Research Psychologist, Psychology Service and Western Blind Rehabilitation Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System.  Please contact Dr. Goodrich [a member of our informal academic group] with any updates, so he may keep this current.  Telephone: 650-493-5000, ext. 64385  Fax: 650-852-3239

PDF Format, [each is 181 Kb]

Driving references, alphabetical sort

 

Driving references, chronological sort

 

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An example biOptic, by Designs for Vision, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful links/bookmarks

 

Professional associations

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Optometry

American Optometric Association

Association of Optometrists

Canadian Association of Optometrists

College of Optometrists

Optical Society of America

Association of British Dispensing Opticians

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

World Council of Optometry

 

Association for Driver Rehab Specialists

American Assoc. of State Highway & Transportation Officials

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators-AAMVA

 

Leading journals

 

American Journal of Ophthalmology

British Journal of Ophthalmology

Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics

Optician

Optometry Today / Optics Today

Optometry and Vision Science

Review of Optometry

Visual Impairment Research 

VIR is the official journal of the International Society of Low vision Research and Rehabilitation - ISLRR.

Vision Research

Vision Enhancement

 

Information resource for specialists/academics

 

http://www.tiresias.org

Low Vision Research Group

Canadian Ophthalmological Society

University of Waterloo Optometry Library

Vision Science

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Canadian Examiners in Optometry

Vision World Wide

 

UK Dept of Transport: guidelines for ODs.

UK DVLA Honorary Vision Panel:
Agendas, minutes, and annual reports of the DVLA Medical Panel 

 

Visual Field requirements in the USA.  PDF Format. [121 Kb]

 

Summary of Medical Advisory Board Practices in the United States, June 18, 2003", published by TransAnalytics, LLC  PDF Format [2 Mbs]

 

Information on  Fitting a BiOptic by Dr. Robert B Greer, University of California, Berkeley.

 

 

 

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Need to convert Visual Acuity Notations?  Download this conversion table produced by Dr. Ian L. Bailey, Professor of Optometry and Vision Science, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2020 Ph [510] 642 1987 Fax [510] 643 5109

 

Excel spreadsheet

PDF document

 


 

Statistics on Visual Impairment, a resource manual, prepared by Robin Leonard, Arlene R. Gordon, Research Institute of Lighthouse International. Sept 2001.  RTF Format.  Click here to view [1.44 Mb] 

 

 

INTERVENTION STRATEGIES USED AS PART OF THE WEST VIRGINIA LOW VISION DRIVING STUDY, 1985-1995, TO ENHANCE THE DRIVING POTENTIAL AND SAFETY OF PERSONS USING BiOptic TELESCOPIC LENS SYSTEMS MS Word format  Click here to view [35 Kb]

 

LOW VISION DRIVER EDUCATION TRAINING The following article originally appeared in the Winter 1997 issue of "Human Connections", a newsletter for the alumni of the College of Health and Human Services, Western Michigan University. MS Word format  Click here to view [23 Kb]

 

WEST VIRGINIA LOW VISION DRIVING STUDY 1985-1995 RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS MS Word format  Click here to view [39 Kb]

 

 

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