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Lighting your way into home modifications

Promoting independence for older persons with disabilities: Selected papers from the 2006 International Conference on Aging, Disability & Independence, Florida, USA

Author: Pitch, M., Bridge, C.
Type: Book Section
Year: 2006


This paper discusses a systematic review that investigated the capability of wayfinding lighting systems to provide adequate illumination for safe and independent mobility. It outlines the current research on lighting for people with vision impairment and how this information can be used witin the home modification industry.

Further Details

Author: Mann, William C., Helal, Abdelsalam
Pages: 181-191
Publish Location: Amsterdam
Publisher: IOS Press
Accession Number: September, 2011
Image: 0314997760Pitch&Bridge_2006.pdf
Notes: Print copy retained
Keywords: lightingvision
Reads: 213