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  • There are many types of vision impairment and each has a different effect on a person’s ability to see and on their mobility.
  • Vision loss will often mean you need to change the way you do things.
  • Most everyday activities can be adapted to suit a person with vision impairment.
  • Support and advice are available for people who have lost their vision.
  • Adaptations include the use of lighting and contrast, other senses, organisational strategies, adaptive equipment and technology.
  • Vision loss organisations can offer information and advice.

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Reviewed on: 31-08-2014