Projects

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    Functional Assessment - Guidelines and Reports

    Combining his interests in classification and in vision rehabilitation, Dr. Colenbrander has promoted a better understanding of the various aspects of vision loss, their causes, and above all their consequences for the person.

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    list of Disorders of the Visual Organs

    Classification and Coding Projects

    One of Dr Colenbrander's persistent interests has been in classification and coding. In the 1960’s he participated in the development of a new ophthalmic coding system in the Netherlands.

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    Logo: Smith-Kettlewell RERC -- Future Directions in Blindness and Low Vision

    State of the Science Conference On Rehabilitation Technology & Methods For a Changing Population

    Date: Friday, December 4, 2015

    Location: The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2318 Fillmore St., San Francisco CA 94115

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    Door Entry

    This project has developed a system to give accessibility to blind people.

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    Reading Random Word Sequences (The SKread Test)

    This vision test shows random word sequences that prevent the prediction of upcoming words by linguistic criteria and is simple to score in a clinical setting.

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    The Macular Mapping Test

    The Macular Mapping Test (MMT) is a tool for the assessment of the topography of vision. It is a quick and low-cost alternative to conventional perimetry in practical low vision care.

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    Self-exploration of the Visual Field

    Patients with spots of diminished or no vision (scotomas) often do not realize the nature of their deficit. This technique can help patients to heighten their awareness of scotomas.

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    Is Macular Degeneration just Macular?

    Diminished motion perception was used as indicator of early effects of eye diseases in the periphery of the visual field. We investigated whether subtle defects in patients with age-related maculopathy (ARM) can be found in regions of the retina that lie outside the macula, i.e.

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    RERC Poster

    RERC Center Grant

    The RERC Center Grant funds a number of projects for blind and visually impaired persons. The projects broadly fall into the categories of Functional Assessment, Access to Spatial and Graphic Information, and STEM Education.

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    The Macular Search Test

    We introduced a novel approach to topographic function assessment in visual impairment that requires neither fixation nor reading.

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    Video Description Research and Development Center

    The Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center (VDRDC) investigates innovative technologies and techniques for making online video more accessible to blind and visually-impaired students and consumers.

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