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travel aid

A device that makes it easier for people with sensory impairments to move freely in busy or unfamiliar environments.
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Gender 5 male, 5 female Race 8 Caucasian, 1 Hispanic, 1 African-American Recentness of Range 8-62 years vision loss Living arrangement 5 with spouse or significant other, 1 with other relative, 4 alone Primary travel aid 6 white cane, 4 dog guide Employment status 7 employed, 1 self-employed, 2 retired Highest education 1 high school, 2 college, 7 graduate degrees Braille 7 users, 3 nonusers
In fall 2009, we conducted a user evaluation of 4 electronic travel aids.
individualized direct instruction specifically related to the following areas: 1) use of functional vision, 2) sensory training, 3) concept development, 4) Electronic Travel Aid usage, 5) low vision optical and non-optical device training, 6) pre-cane and cane instruction for indoor and outdoor travel purposes, and 7) specialized travel needs related to urban, rural, and inclement weather environments;
Abstract: The effectiveness of different types of verbal information provided by electronic travel aids was studied in a real-life setting.
The Sonic Pathfinder: An electronic travel aid for the vision impaired.
With the Streetwise titles joining Michelin's collection, it offers travelers comprehensive and accurate travel aids.
The advent of digital displays and use of computer screens has opened up many new possibilities for reading activities and travel aids for AMD sufferers," comments Anthony Adams, OD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Optometry and Vision Science.
I teach teachers to teach blind people how to travel using canes, dogs and electronic travel aids.
Flents health care products, including ear plugs and ear drops, nasal aspirators, sleep masks and travel aids.

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