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Moa Wahlqvist

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Moa Wahlqvist

About Moa Wahlqvist

Moa Wahlqvist, Ph.D Disability science and social worker. She is affiliated researcher to the School of Health Sciences at Örebro University. Moa works part time as a researcher at the Audiological Research Center and the University Health Care Research Center at the University hospital.

Research interests

Moas research interests focuses persons with deafblindness, health and quality of life, rehabilitation/habilitation and strategies for coping with everyday living and family life. She is also involved as assistant supervisor in a doctoral project about older adults with severe dual sensory loss. In a recently started research project accessibility issues relating to information to persons with deafblindness during the Corona pandemic will be addressed.

Assignments and networks

Moa has a part time employment at the Swedish Resource Center for Deafblindness where she holds a position as coordinator for issues relating to how to make research accessible for professionals working in the field of deafblindness and of how to develop and secure methods for support to persons with deafblindness. The Swedish Resource Center for Deafblindness has the assaigment from the National Board of Health and Welfare to gather, develop and spread knowledge about deafblindness to professionals working i the field of deafblindness in Sweden.  

Moa is involved in networks and working groups in Nordic and International context, for example Deafblind International Research Network, Deafblind International Usher Network and the Nordic Welfare Center working group concerning Usher syndrome. She has also had an active part in the development of two courses on advanced level for professionals working within low vision rehabilitation. This work was done in collaboration with the Low Vision Clinic in Örebro.

Publications

Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Lundin, E. , Widén, S. , Wahlqvist, M. , Anderzen-Carlsson, A. & Granberg, S. (2020). Prevalence, diagnoses and rehabilitation services related to severe dual sensory loss (DSL) in older persons: a cross-sectional study based on medical records. International Journal of Audiology, 59 (12), 921-929.
Björk, M. , Wahlqvist, M. , Huus, K. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2020). The consequences of deafblindness rules the family: Parents' lived experiences of family life when the other parent has deafblindness. The British Journal of Visual Impairment.
Ehn, M. , Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, C. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2020). The lived experiences of work and health of people living with deaf-blindness due to Usher syndrome type 2. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 15 (1).
Ehn, M. , Anderzen-Carlsson, A. , Möller, C. & Wahlqvist, M. (2019). Life strategies of people with deafblindness due to Usher syndrome type 2a-a qualitative study. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 14 (1).
Ehn, M. , Wahlqvist, M. , Danermark, B. , Dahlström, Ö. & Möller, C. (2018). Health, work, social trust, and financial situation in persons with Usher syndrome type 1. Work: A journal of Prevention, Assessment and rehabilitation, 60 (2), 209-220.
Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, C. , Möller, K. & Danermark, B. (2016). Implications of Deafblindness: The Physical and Mental Health and Social Trust of Persons with Usher Syndrome Type 3. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110 (4), 245-256.
Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, K. , Möller, C. & Danermark, B. (2016). Physical and psychological health, social trust and financial situation for persons with Usher syndrome type 1. The British Journal of Visual Impairment, 34 (1), 15-25.
Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, K. , Möller, C. & Danermark, B. (2016). Physical and Psychological Health, Social Trust and Financial Situation for persons with Usher syndrome type 1. The British Journal of Visual Impairment, 34 (1), 15-25.
Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, C. , Möller, K. & Danermark, B. (2013). Physical and psychological health in persons with deafblindness that is due to Usher Syndrome Type II. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 107 (3), 207-220.
Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, C. , Möller, K. & Danermark, B. (). Health among Persons with Usher syndrome type 3, Implications of Deafblindness. .

Conference papers

Anderzen-Carlsson, A. , Huus, K. , Wahlqvist, M. & Björk, M. (2020). Health related quality of life, family climate and sense of coherence in family members in families where a parent has deafblindness. Paper presented at XXXV World Congress of Audiology, Warzawa, Poland, April 19-22, 2020. Conference postponed..
Anderzen-Carlsson, A. , Huus, K. , Wahlqvist, M. & Björk, M. (2020). The experience of family life when one parent has deafblindness: the partner’s perspective. Paper presented at XXXV World Congress of Audiology, Warzawa, Poland, April 19-22, 2020. Conference postponed..
Wahlqvist, M. (2019). Buildning Bridges, to make research available for those it concerns. Paper presented at 17th Deafblind International World Conference, Usher Research Network Pree-conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 2019..
Wahlqvist, M. , Anderzen-Carlsson, A. , Björk, M. & Huus, K. (2019). Family climate and Health in families where a parent has deafblindness. In: Book of Abstracts. Paper presented at Nordic Network on Disability Research (NNDR), the 15th interdisciplinary conference in disability research, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 8-10, 2019. (pp. 135-135).
Wahlqvist, M. (2019). Health and People with Usher Syndrome. Paper presented at 17th Deafblind International World Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-16, 2019..
Ehn, M. , Möller, C. , Wahlqvist, M. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2019). Life Strategies And Facilitating Factors When Having Deafblindness Due To Usher Syndrome Type 2a. In: Deafblind International World Conference Abstract summaries for Concurrent presentations August 12-16, 2019. Paper presented at 17th Deafblind International World Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-16, 2019..
Wahlqvist, M. (2019). The Importance of Interdiciplinary studies in Health and Usher syndrome: Current Research and Previous studies. Paper presented at 17th Deafblind International World Conference, Usher Network, Pree-conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 2019..
Wahlqvist, M. , Björk, M. , Huus, K. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2018). Health and family climate in families where one parent has deafblindness. Paper presented at Nordic Audiological Society (NAS 2018), Reykjavik, Iceland, June 6-8, 2018.
Wahlqvist, M. (2018). Health and people with Usher syndrome, need for biopsychological perspective. Paper presented at Nordic Audiological Society, Reykjavik, Island, June 6-8, 2018..
Wahlqvist, M. (2018). Health and people with Usher syndrome, need for biopsychological perspective. Paper presented at Nordic Audiological Society (NAS 2018), Reykjavik, Iceland, June 6-8, 2018.
Wahlqvist, M. (2018). Hälsa hos personer med Ushers syndrom. Paper presented at TeMA Hörsel, Örebro, Sweden, Mars 13-15, 2018..
Wahlqvist, M. (2015). Hälsa hos personer med Ushers syndrom: Hälsoeffekter av bristande kontroll över händelser i tid och rum. Paper presented at Teknik för händelser i tid och rum, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden, September 22, 2015..
Wahlqvist, M. & Ehn, M. (2014). Hälsa hos personer med Ushers syndrom. Paper presented at Nationella kunskapsdagar, Nationellt Kunskapscenter för dövblindfrågor, Stockholm, Sverige, 2014..
Wahlqvist, M. (2013). Progressiv syn- och hörselnedsättning: en utmaning när det handlar om mobilitet, information/kommunikation och hälsa. Paper presented at Transportforum 2013, Linköping, Sweden, January 9-10, 2013..

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Wahlqvist, M. (2015). Health and People with Usher syndrome. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro university.

Manuscripts

Ehn, M. , Wahlqvist, M. , Möller, C. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. Experiences of work and health in people with Usher Syndrome type 2 : a qualitative study.