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PARTICIPANTS WORKSHOP ON MOBILITY AIDS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND BLIND PANEL 1: DEMOGRAPHICS--PATTERNS OF USE AND NONUSE Bruce Blasch (Chair), University of Wisconsin* Arthur Keeney, University of Louisville* Corinne Kirchner, American Foundaton for the Blind James Larimer, Temple University Duane Geruschat, Pennsylvania College of Optometry PANEL 2: ASSESSMENT OF PERFORMANCE AND TRAINING Gregory Goodrich (Chair), VA Western Blind Rehabilitation Center* Lee Farmer, VA Central Blind Rehabilitation Center Amanda Hall, University of California, Berkeley Clark Shingledecker, Ergonomics Technology, Dayton, Ohio Olga Overbury, VA Western Blind Rehabilitation Center (on leave from McGill University) Edward Strelow, University of California, Riverside PANEL 3: PERCEPTUAL, COGNITIVE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS David Warren (Chair), University of California, Riverside* Linda Acredolo, University of California, Davis Roger Downs, Pennsylvania State University Gunnar Jansson, University of Uppsala Emerson Foulke, University of Louisville* Everett Hill, Vanderbilt University Michale Brambring, University of Louisville (on leave from the University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany) *Member of the Working Group on Mobility Aids for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Committee on Vision. 93
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94 PANEL 4: SENSORY ENHANCEMENT AND SUBSTITUTION Randolph Easton (Chair), Boston College William de l'Aune, VA Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Kenneth Johnson, Johns Hopkins University Gordon Legge, University of Minnesota Jo Sonnier, University of California, Riverside PANEL 5: TECHNOLOGY OF INFORMATION ACQUISITION AND DISPLAY Lawrence Scadden (Chair), Electronics Industry Foundation* John Brabyn, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Foundation* Richard Steele, Rehabilitation R&D Center Aries Arditi, New York Lighthouse for the Blind Jack Loomis, University of California, Santa Barbara Other Participants Constance Atwell, National Eye Institute Chet Avery, Rehabilitation Services Administration William Friedman, National Science Foundation L. Deno Reed, National Institute of Handicapped Research NRC Staff Pamela Ebert Flattau Gorma Lerma *Member of the Working Group on Mobility Aids for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Committee on Vision.