Offer assistance but do not insist Conduct conversation at eye level Dont hang

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Offer assistance, but do not insist Conduct conversation at eye level Don‘t hang or lean on a person‘s wheelchair Allow break periods as needed (fatigue and pain) Be considerate of the extra time Reduce environmental barriers Consider weather condition Mindful for late arrival Longer time for travelling Provide challnges, but safely (e.g., balance) Autonomomy, dignity, self-control, choice, voice Textbook 153-157 Tips and Techniques
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Sensory Impairments - Visual Impairments Legally Blind - Visual acuity (precision or clearness) of 20/200 or less Legally blind person can see at 20 feet or less when a person with average vision can see at 200 feet - Visual field (degree) of less than an angle of 20 degrees Low Vision - Visual aquity between 20/70 and 20/200 Congenital or Acquired after Birth Light Perception Perceive light but not the direction of the light source Light Projection Perceive light and the direction of the light source Textbook 144-149
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Sensory Impairments - Hearing Impairments No Legal Definition - Profound hearing loss (unable to hear sounds less than 90 dB - Hard of hearing (hearing loss from 25-90 dB) Conductive Hearing impairments (outer/middle ear) -
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  • Fall '19
  • jay johnson
  • Hearing impairment, Spina Bifida

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