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Re: Important References

From: Wayne Dick <wayneedick@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:08:10 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJeQ8SCNjZc8fjK+C5YWReDN8Pfxfg+QndiAvFZnqzTvaZM+9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Got it. Both are posted. I looked up the abstracts and all.

On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 6:13 PM, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org> wrote:

> On 1/25/2016 4:48 PM, Wayne Dick wrote:
>
>> I can't find the references for these resoruces.
>>
>
> Here's where we (mostly Laura :) have been listing research:
>         <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/low-vision-a11y-tf/wiki/Research>
>
> It is mostly organized by year -- but you can also add a section at the
> top for a specific issue/topic.
>
> ~Shawn
>
>
> On 1/25/2016 4:41 PM, Wayne Dick wrote:
>
>> These are good references. i will place them in the bibliography.
>>
>> The first is a careful demographic study of low vision between 20/60 and
>> 20/200. The US estimate is 11,000,000 correctable and uncorrectable.
>> 3,000,000 are uncorrectable. Note the huge number of correctable even in
>> the US.
>>
>> The second looks at letter spacing with very small increments. Increments
>> of 1/10 of the space between letters. Better funded studies use larger
>> spacing and to not achieve results. Eva McLeish is a special ed elementary
>> teacher, but she sure knows her statistics.
>>
>> Vitale S.,  Cotch M. F., Sperduto R. D. (2010). Prevalence of Visual
>> Impairment in the United States. Journal of the American Medical
>> Association, Vol 295, No. 18, Retrieved from
>> http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=202836
>>
>> McLeish Eve, A Study of the Effect of Letter (2007). Spacing on the
>> Reading Speed of Young Readers with Low Vision, British Journal of Visual
>> Impairment. 25:133, Retrieved from
>> http://jvi.sagepub.com/content/25/2/133, DOI: 10.1177/0264619607075995
>>
>>
>> Wayne
>>
>
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