Thursday, October 10, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM at the Holiday Inn Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON. This conference will be of interest to clinicians, administrators, and planners in acute care and emergency services, community services, long-term care, and Ontario Health Teams. To learn more or register click here.

The study described in this publication sought to identify screening tools, technologies and strategies that vision and hearing care specialists recommend to front-line healthcare professionals for the screening of older adults in long-term care homes who have dementia. 12 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This article describes findings from an investigation using data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. 9 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This article focuses on the state of science related to audiological rehabilitation of individuals with dual sensory impairment with a focus on considerations of appropriate hearing assistive technology for this population. 7 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

The objective of the study described in this article was to identify and summarize available research literature on participation experiences of people with deafblindness or dual sensory loss. 26 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This paper provides an overview on various deafblind profiles, deafblindness among older adults and modes of communication. There is discussion on training in communication and communication between two deafblind people. 19 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

On Monday June 3rd 2019 presenter Atul Jaiswal, PhD aimed to make professionals in the field understand the challenges faced by older adults with dual sensory loss and offer potential solutions to support them. He will highlight strategies that could help professionals in conducting clinical assessments and providing medical care to older adults with dual sensory loss. He used case scenarios from the field in combination with recent knowledge developments in the field of dual sensory loss to present challenges and potential solutions. To watch the recording of the presentation click here. To learn more check out this reading list and the attached pdfs.

This Swedish booklet  is made up of a number of articles on a variety of considerations to support the quality of life for those with dual sensory loss. 32 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This article describes a cross-sectional study aimed to determine the prevalence and characteristics of dual sensory impairment among elderly of a rural community. 8 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This study described in this article provides a treatment protocol for rehabilitation of dual sensory loss within low vision rehabilitation. 12 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

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