Activity Lessons

Anita Arikawa (Veterans Administration, Los Angeles, California).

Michael Fischer, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Low Vision Clinical Consultant, Lighthouse International, New York City).

Sharon Noseworthy (author: “Ideas on Coping With Low Vision”, published at

Maurice Peret (National Federation of the Blind).

Ike Presley (American Foundation for the Blind).

Charles Schwartz, M.S. (Support Specialist, Low Vision Products).

American Foundation for the Blind (

Members of MDList (

“Jim’s Story”

Author: Dan Roberts (Director, Macular Degeneration Support)

Script Consultants:
Roy Gordon Cole, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Director of Vision Program Development, The Jewish Guild for the Blind, New York, NY)

Brian Gerritsen, M.A., CLVT (Rehabilitation Specialist, Low Vision Rehabilitation Services, North Ogden, UT)

Joseph Maino, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Chief, VICTORS Low Vision Rehabilitation Program, Kansas City VA Medical Center)

Clay Berry (Assistant Director of Rehabilitation, Alphapointe Center for Blindness and Low Vision, Kansas City, MO)

Information sources:

Alliance for Aging Research

American Optometric Association

Center For The Partially Sighted, Santa Monica, CA

Susan E. Edmonds, O.D., “What is Low Vision Rehabilitation”

Hippocrates Home magazine

Lighthouse International

Missouri Rehabilitation Center for the Blind

The New England Eye Center

L. David Ormerod, MD, Sue Mussatt, RN, and Associates, “Low Vision Assessment and Rehabilitation” (School of Health Professions and School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia)

University of Iowa Center for Macular Degeneration

Richard L. Windsor, O.D., F.A.A.O. and Laura K. Windsor, O.D., “Low Vision Rehabilitation–An Introduction” (Rehabilitation Professional Journal, Spring 2001.)

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