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					       Welcome
A presentation of the

Washington State
 School for the
     Blind
    Welcome


Learning to Self
   Medicate
Brought to you by the Washington
State School for the Blind


                         Techniques
           •Put a Rubber Band Around
           One Pill Bottle
           •Invert the Lid on One Pill Bottle
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State School for the Blind


                         Techniques
          •Create a Braille Label for Your
          Container
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
          •Use a Braille Daily Pill Container



          •Use a Large Print Daily Pill
          Container
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
          •Use a Monthly Pill Container
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
          •Get a Pre-dispensed Bubble Pack
          Pill Container or Individually Packed
          Pill Container From Your Pharmacist
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
           •Use an eye drop dispenser
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
          •The Eye Drop Dispenser Fits
          Over the Eye to Help You Aim
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State School for the Blind


          Selecting the right tool
          •Use a Syringe Dosage
          Dispenser
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State School for the Blind



     Learn the Differences in Medications
           •Feel the Differences in Eye Drop
           Bottle Caps
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State School for the Blind


     Learn the Differences in Medications

           • Tell pill differences by shape
           and size
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State School for the Blind


     Learning to Insert Eye Drops
           • Remember to Always Wash
           Your Hands First!
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Insert Eye Drops
           • Start With the Hand Over Hand
           Method so Distance Can be
           Learned
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Insert Eye Drops
           • With Some Guidance, Self
           Administering of Eye Drops Can be
           Achieved!
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Insert Eye Drops
           • Right Hand Holds Bottle
           • Tip Your Head Back
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Insert Eye Drops
           • Tip Wrist to Eye
           • Place Drops In!
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Pour Liquid Medications

           • Use a Tactile Measuring Cup
           • Feel the Lines on the Cup
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State School for the Blind

     Learning to Pour Liquid Medications

           • Pour Medication Into Cup
           • Feel the Amount With Your Finger
           Inside the Cup
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State School for the Blind


      Learning to Self Medicate

                     Brought to you by the
           Washington State School
                For the Blind
                   Vancouver, Washington

				
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