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Low vision and mobility scooters: the experiences of individuals with low vision who use mobility scooters.

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Summary of "Low vision and mobility scooters: the experiences of individuals with low vision who use mobility scooters."

Older adults with low vision are a growing population with rehabilitation needs including support with community mobility to enable community participation. Some older adults with low vision choose to use mobility scooters to mobilize within their community, but there is limited research about the use by people with low vision. This paper describes a pilot study and asks the question: what are the experiences of persons with low vision who use mobility scooters?

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Name: Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology
ISSN: 1748-3115
Pages: 1-7

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