Archive | Volume 26

Homonymous Hemianopia: Training Compensatory Strategies

Christina Vasiliou, DipAppSc(Cumb), DOBA

SEETEC is a project funded by the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia. It provides mobility training for people with visual disablilities.
Over the past two years, SEETEC has developed a programme for people who have homonymous hemianopia. Most people are referred following a stroke, head injury or removal of a tumour.
To date 169 people in NSW have been assessed for this service. Of these, 100 undertook a programme of visual training.

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