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OEP VT2 for Learning Related Visual Problems 2019

Date: 27/03/2019 - 31/03/2019

Venue: Adina Apartment Hotel, 55 Shelley St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Provider: ACBO

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

Learning Objectives

  • 1.1 1. Have an understanding of Child development 2. Understand the concept of vision as the dominant process. 3. Understand the Neurology of vision
  • 1.2 1. Understand the concepts of No treatment, lenses only, lenses plus Vision Therapy 2. Have a knowledge of the history, condition labels, diagnosis and prevalence of Learning Related Visual Problems. 3. Understand eye movement and visual attention as they apply to the reading process.
  • 1.3 1. Understand the synergistic relationship between optometry and education. 2. Understand different approaches through the examination of case studies: 3. Understand the education approach, the medical approach, the Orton approach and the optometric approach.
  • 1.4 1. Understand dyslexia diagnosis and treatment 2. Learn the meaning of Lexeme/Phoneme and Grapheme. 3. Learn methods of reading and spelling
  • 2.1. 1. Attention, figure ground, scan patterns, regressions and optometric concerns will all be explored. 2. VT goals will be addressed. 3. Gain an understanding of Eye Movements and Reading
  • 2.2 1. Understand the Magno/Parvo cellular neurological channels in vision 2. Understand how they are used in reading 3. Understand Left- right / top down processing and M cell pathway in intermittent central suppression
  • 2.3 1. Understand the history, science of light, Syntonic color 2. Understand contrast sensitivity, lighting and filters, 3. Understand the use of Irlen lenses and the effects on reading.
  • 2.4 1. Describe the attributes of a good sight reader 2. Discuss Testing considerations 3. Understand Reversals, and the relationship between ocular motor control and laterality/directionality
  • 3.1 1. Behavior Modification will be explored. 2. Principles and methods of reinforcement will be presented. 3. Negative reinforcement and motivation will be discussed
  • 3.2 1. Achieve an overview of Performance Testing 2. Have an understanding of the different testing options 3. King Devec Saccadic Test
  • 3.3 1. Be introduced to the Wold Sentence Copy Test 2. Understand the application criteria for this test 3. Explore results of testing
  • 3.4 1. Understand eye movements including fixations, regressions, duration of fixation 2. Explore the concepts of reading speed and reading comprehension 3. Understand the use of eye movement recording devices
  • 4.1 1. Use Jordon Left/Right Reversal Test 2. Use Developmental Test of Visual Perception 3. Use Gates Oral Reading Test, Spelling Survey and Monroe III
  • 4.2 1. Use Motor Free Visual Perception Test, Piaget Right/Left Test, 2. MKM Monocular Binocular Reading Test and VMI test. 3. The Performance Test Decision Tree will also be discussed
  • 4.3 Conduct Ball games, to include (WORKSHOP): hand ball, punch ball, thumb ball, clap catch, fist catch, finger tip catch, look and catch, circles and catch, circles around head, ball bunting and ball games videos.
  • 4.4 Other VT exercises, to include (WORKSHOP): Chalkboard Circle Trace, Chalkboard Race tracks, Marble Pie Tin, Marble Pie Tin Variations, Chalkboard Double Circles, Larbarge, and Wayne Sequencer, Grip Sensory Motor, grippers, Windshield Wipers, Mr. Wrist, Push and Pull, Grip Work Video, Column Jumping, and World’s Records/Stop Watches
  • 5.1 Workshop. Know how to use: Line Tracing, Mazes, Ann Arbor Letter Tracking, AALT Materials, Circle Line Jumping, Metronome, Circle Square on Table, Circle Triangle Burner Settings, Slap-Tap Electronic pen, Electronic Pen Patterns
  • 5.2. Workshop. Know how to use: After Images with Objects and Arrow Jumping, Arrow Jumping with Diagonals, Mystery Bag, Draw on Back, Rotating Pictures, Spelling Method, Spelling Method Word List and Reading Probe.
  • 5.3 Theory. Know how to use: 1. Moving Windows, Tachistoscope, Optomatters Perceptual, Computer Orthoptics, and Soft Tools Selections. 2. Understand the VAV Method for Fluency. 3. Know what to look for in doing progress evaluations.

Max points awarded: 63.00

Session Information

Name
Overview, trends, observations, utilization
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
The Mechanism of Visual Attention
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Behavior Modification
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Laterality and Directionality Procedures, Grip Application
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
Learning to use tests
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Treatment Options
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Understanding the Magno/Parvo channels
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Performance Testing Overview
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Learning to use tests (cont)
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Visualization/Visual Imagery
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
The relationship between optometry & education
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Vision and Color
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Performance Tests in detail
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
VT Grids & Therapy exercises
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
Computer Therapy Programs
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Dyslexia diagnosis and treatment
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Eye Movements & Reversals
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Eye Movements
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Therapy exercises (cont)
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Overview, trends, observations, utilizationFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
The Mechanism of Visual AttentionFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Behavior Modification Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Laterality and Directionality Procedures, Grip ApplicationFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo4.50
Learning to use testsFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Treatment Options Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Understanding the Magno/Parvo channels Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Performance Testing Overview Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Learning to use tests (cont)Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Visualization/Visual Imagery Face to Face Small WorkshopNoNo4.50
The relationship between optometry & education Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Vision and Color Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Performance Tests in detailFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
VT Grids & Therapy exercisesFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo4.50
Computer Therapy Programs Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Dyslexia diagnosis and treatmentFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Eye Movements & ReversalsFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Eye Movements Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo3.00
Therapy exercises (cont)Face to Face Small WorkshopNoNo4.50