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Multidisciplinary platform for development of rehabilitation and research within the field of visual impairment and blindness in Sweden

Poster
Authors Inger Berndtsson
Ulla Kroksmark
Published in Poster presenterad vid The 9th NNDR (Nordic Network om Disability Research) Conference, 10–12 May 2007, Göteborg Sweden
Publication year 2007
Published at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Department of Education, Special Needs Education Unit
Language en
Keywords multidisciplinary collaboration, research, rehabilitation, visual impairment, blindness
Subject categories Ophthalmology, Occupational Therapy, Pedagogy

Abstract

ForumVision was formed as a result of organizing the International Conference Vision 2002 in Göteborg, Sweden. The group consists of scientists and specialists from academic disciplines the capture all areas in WHO: ICF 2002, namely architecture, ophthalmology, rehabilitation, occupational therapy, special education, and human geography. The intention with ForumVision is to create a meeting place for professionals and researchers. The purpose is: 1) to identify the need of multidisciplinary research in the development of rehabilitation for persons with visual impairment, 2) to present results in both national and international journals and at conferences, 3) to identify the need of education for the rehabilitation staff, to develop and administrate academic courses, 4) to recruit students and scholars. This presentation will give a review of the research published, ongoing research about rehabilitation programs and evaluations for different ages, as well as ongoing seminars and national conferences. Furthermore, academic courses are developed both for national and international purposes.

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