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ACBO Practical Vision Therapy Workshop 1 - Learning Difficulties 2019 

Date: 23/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

Venue: Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Provider: ACBO

Contact: Veronica Kypros, [E] admin@acbo.org.au, [P] 0414 397 230

Learning Objectives

  • 1.1 Develop an understanding of Behavioural Optometry & the Role of the Behavioural Optometrist Recognise the role of optometric management of learning related vision problems How to effectively manage patients requiring vision therapy
  • 1.2 Demonstrate knowledge of basic eye anatomy Develop an understanding of the Visual Process Develop an understanding of an Optometric Vision Examination
  • 1.3 Develop an understanding of ocular physiology Develop knowledge of the visual pathways Ability to identify the salient points in a vision examination
  • 1.4 Develop a knowledge of Visual Development Develop an understanding of Primitive reflexes, Develop an understanding of developmental milestones
  • 2.1 Working knowledge of vision therapy techniques suitable for use with, or in the treatment of certain visual conditions or deficits in visual skills/abilities Develop an understanding of eye movements Understanding of direction of visual attention in terms of control, accuracy & automaticity
  • 2.2 Demonstrate knowledge of Pursuits Develop an understanding of Saccades Develop an understanding of Central/Peripheral processing
  • 2.3 Develop an understanding of body schema, laterality, directionality Develop an understanding of Sensory integration (visual motor, visual auditory, visual vestibular) Develop an understanding of Visual thinking
  • 2.4 Develop an understanding of sequential processing, visual analysis, visualization, visual imagery Recognition of the potential consequences of refractive status Recognition of Hyperopia, Myopia, Astigmatism, Presbyopia

Max points awarded: 28.00

Session Information

Name
What is Optometric Vision Therapy?
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Day 2. Eye Movements & Fixation/VT for Eye
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Day 2: Eye Movements & Fixation/VT for Eye Movements
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
6.00
Name
Basic Eye Anatomy
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Overview of Visual Pathways
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Day 2: Visual Processing Testing/VT for Visual Processing
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Day 2: Visual Processing Testing/VT for Visual Processing
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
6.00
Name
Visual Development
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
What is Optometric Vision Therapy?Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Eye Movements & Fixation/VT for EyeFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo2.00
Eye Movements & Fixation/VT for Eye MovementsFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00
Basic Eye AnatomyFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Overview of Visual PathwaysFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Visual Processing Testing/VT for Visual ProcessingFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo2.00
Visual Processing Testing/VT for Visual ProcessingFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00
Visual DevelopmentFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00