The Impact of Visual Issues on Child Development
Visual impairment can affect many areas of development, learning, and function—particularly for children with multiple impairments. This program reviews the visual system and describes the varied impact of visual impairment on children’s achievement in developmental milestones and their function in daily activities. Approaches are presented for assessing vision and visual skills through information gathering, observation, and basic assessment of visual function. Strategies are provided for addressing the impact of visual impairment on early motor development, cognitive and sensory processing skills, and self-care skills.
Low Vision Assessment for Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy for low vision is a growing area of practice, and occupational therapists are an integral part of the vision rehabilitation team. Assessment of low vision is the first step to create an effective vision rehabilitation program. This two-hour program focuses on low vision assessment so you can optimize your clients’ vision rehabilitation to improve their performance.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Visual Dysfunction
Divided into four parts, this one-hour program covers the range of visual dysfunctions associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI), which may create or exacerbate the physical and cognitive symptoms seen in TBI, particularly mild cases. Learn about approaches to identify and assess visual dysfunction and impairment in patients with TBI and how to differentiate and address visual symptoms from other symptoms related to brain injury.