Full Course Description


Visual Processing Therapy: Helping Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia & Acquired Brain Injury

OUTLINE

Visual Efficiency

Visual Processing

Clearing the Ayres: How Developmental Optometry Relates to Occupational Therapy and Other Disciplines

The Neuroplasticity and Neuroadaptability of the Visual System

Hands-on Demonstration of Screening Procedures

Overview of Sample Therapeutic Activities

OBJECTIVES

Copyright : 03/13/2017

BONUS Module 1 | Introduction to Developmental Optometry and Basic Visual Efficiency and Visual Processing Skills

OUTLINE

Traditional vs. Developmental Model of Vision

Visual System Break Down

Visual Efficiency Skill Basics

Visual Processing basics

Vision, Learning and Behavior

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the importance of proper visual function for learning and motor development.
  2. Determine the eight major components of a complete Developmental Triad Vision Assessment. 
Copyright : 02/18/2017

BONUS Module 2 | Visual Screening and Treatment: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

OUTLINE

Screening Procedures

Optometric Application of Lenses and Prisms

Develop a Solid Foundation for Further Visual Development

Therapeutic Activities: Demonstrations

OBJECTIVES

  1. Utilize effective screening tools for vision disorders that go beyond 20/20 acuity; convergence, focusing, tracking, and visual processing. 
  2. Demonstrate multiple hands-on clinical tools to improve visual performance in your patients.
Copyright : 02/18/2017

BONUS Module 3 | The Connection Between Autism and Vision: Hands-on Demonstrations of Therapeutic Techniques

OUTLINE

Understanding the Neuro-Anatomy of the Visual System

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Therapeutic Activities: Demonstrations

OBJECTIVES

  1. State the importance of Ambient (peripheral) function for autistic patients.
  2. Explain how classic autistic behaviors relate to visual function.
  3. Implement specific hands on visual activities to support overall development of ASD children.
Copyright : 02/18/2017

BONUS Module 4 | Vision Rehabilitation: Interventions for Your Clients with TBI and Concussion

OUTLINE

Neuro-Anatomy Review

Visual Sequelae After Brain Injury

Neuroplasticity of the Visual System

Concussions

Therapeutic Activities: Demonstrations

OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss basic neuro-anatomy as it relates to visual function.
  2. Demonstrate screening techniques and therapeutic activities specific to brain injury.
Copyright : 02/18/2017