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Vision disorders

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
vision impaired people
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Co-designing a peer support platform for people with low vision and blindness

This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.
Report

Smartphones and equal access for people who are blind or have low vision

This research report finds that that while around 80 per cent of the country’s blind and low vision community own a smartphone, many users are finding limitations with the technology, such as general features being inaccessible or unaccommodating.
Report

The impact of electric/hybrid vehicles and bicycles on pedestrians who are blind or have low vision

This report documents the findings from a recent study of the road safety experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. It outlines a range of recommendations to enhance road safety for blind or low vision pedestrians. It is likely that these same...
Guide

Getting started: implementing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities

Libraries play a key role in facilitating access to reading material for people who are blind or visually impaired. This guide was conceived to enable staff in libraries of all types to take practical steps to start using the Marrakesh Treaty, and to make full...
Report

Audio Description Working Group - final report

Audio description technology enables people who are blind or vision impaired to enjoy screen content through narration of the action and visuals, providing context for audible sounds and dialogue. The Australian government has released this report to enable greater public discussion and engagement with interested...
Evaluation

Evaluation of visual impairment activities in Pacific Island countries

The evaluation focused on support provided by MFAT over 2006 to 2015, and also considered support provided by other donors and development partners, as well as visual impairment activities led by Pacific governments.
Report

Valuing access to work

This report was commissioned by the Blind Foundation to analyse the economic impact of improved access to employment for people with disabilities (PWD) in New Zealand. Two scenarios were considered:
Report

The National Eye Health Survey 2016

The National Eye Health Survey (NEHS) is the first national survey to determine the prevalence and major causes of vision impairment and blindness in Australia - prepared by the Centre for Eye Research Australia and Vision 2020 Australia.
Discussion paper

Access to electronic media for the hearing and vision impaired: approaches for consideration

Submissions are invited on potential improvements to audio description and captioning levels in Australia for free-to-air and subscription television, DVDs, films in cinemas and audio-visual content on the internet. This discussion report is intended to summarise approaches under consideration by the Australian Government and present...