Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Adapting Environments for Individuals with Vision Loss

In this webcast, Darick Wright, Coordinator of the New England Eye Clinic at Perkins, talks about the design issues that should be considered for individuals with vision loss. Darick provides some general guidelines as well as some specific examples in his presentation on this topic.

The webcast includes the following chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2. Contrast and Contrast Sensitivity
  3. Lighting and Positioning
  4. Glare
  5. Reducing Visual Clutter
  6. Visual Cues for Orientation
  7. Strategies and Self-Advocacy.
Posted on March 11, 2012
Updated on: September 24, 2018