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Sailing with low vision

Whittaker, Stephen G. & Lovie-Kitchin, Jan E. (1991) Sailing with low vision. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 85, pp. 205-207.

Abstract

The key to the rehabilitation of a complex activity, such as sailing, involves the determination of specific goals or subtasks. For each specific goal, both visual and nonvisual mechanisms are considered. This report identifies the specific goals that should be met to enable an experienced skipper to maintain his or her ability to sail a yacht. Mechanisms are described that either failed or enabled achievement of the specific goals.

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ID Code: 5653
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information please refer to the publisher's website (link above) or contact the author: j.lovie-kitchin@qut.edu.au
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ISSN: 1559-1476
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1991 American Foundation for the Blind
Deposited On: 01 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:16

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