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Packaged in a sparkling jewel case, the Audio CD edition of Learning to Cope with Sight Loss is a 75-minute, complete text recording from the 36-page booklet.
The Audio CD edition is recorded by four San Francisco Bay Area Broadcast Legends: Narrated by Don Mozley (CBS Radio and KCBS/74); the author's words read by director/writer/producer Ed Dudkowski (KPIX-TV, KRON-TV); and first-person stories read by Emmy award winning news anchor Cheryl Jennings (ABC 7/KGO TV) and Warren Weagant (ABC 7/KGO Radio and TV, and Command Productions, Sausalito, California).
Legally blind since 2003 from macular degeneration, author and former broadcaster William L. McGee chronicles his six weeks at the VA Western Blind Rehabilitation Center in Palo Alto, California where he resided with 30 other blinded or low vision veterans and together they learned how to cope with sight loss. The author juxtapositions the VA s descriptions of the various components of the treatment program with his own day-to-day experiences and observations.
Track 1. Front Matter
Track 2. Introduction
Track 3. Part I, My Vision Loss History
Track 4. Part II, VA Western Blind Rehabilitation Center
Track 5. Part III, VA Blind Rehabilitation Program: Overview, Visual Skills, Orientation and Mobility, Living Skills, Manual Skills, Computer Access Training, Recreation Therapy, Adjustment to Sight Loss, Family Training
Track 6. Conclusion
Track 7. Appendix: List of VA Blind Rehabilitation Centers, List of Resources for Blinded and Low Vision Non-Veterans and Veterans
Recommended listening to inspire and inform anyone with low vision, their families, and caregivers.
"Thanks to the VA Blind Rehab program, I ve come around 180 degrees." -R. A. Rodriguez, U.S. Navy, Vietnam. Vision problem: Tractional Retina Detachment
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William L. McGee enjoyed a 32-year career in the film, radio and TV industry. He is the author of numerous books including the acclaimed Pacific war trilogy, Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in World War II.
Sandra McGee is a veteran publicist and the co-author of three books including The Divorce Seekers: A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler.
"Best-written description of the VA's Blind Rehabilitation Program that I've seen and an invaluable tool for those veterans considering participation in one of the Regional Center."
-Patrick J. Caskey, M.D., North Bay Vitreoretinal Consultants
"Despite recent medical advances, patients, far too often, still suffer significant vision loss and require low vision rehabilitation. William McGee's Learning to Cope with Sight Loss is an easy to read and informative personal journey through the VA Blind Rehabilitation Center." - --Dante J. Pieramici, M.D., Director, California Retina Research Foundation
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