In this course you will learn how vision impacts learning. Through lecture, videos, demonstrations, and case studies, this course includes: common signs/symptoms of visual problems, the basics of visual screening, overview of visual treatment options including glasses and vision therapy, and classroom recommendations for the teacher or therapist.
Course created on January 27, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 03648; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-897309; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how vision develops and impacts learning.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the signs/symptoms of visual skills/processing problems through observation, screening, and evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to list brain-based visual skills & visualization strategies utilized to help children learn more effectively.
|5-15 Minutes||Visual Development|
|15-25 Minutes||Visual Signs & Symptoms|
|35-55 Minutes||Visual Evaluation Overview|
|55-70 Minutes||Visual Information Processing Evaluation Overview|
|70-90 Minutes||Visual Activities|
|90-100 Minutes||Classroom Strategies & Case Study|
|100-120 Minutes||Summary & Q/A|
OD, FCOVD, FAAO
Lynn Hellerstein, OD, FCOVD, FAAO is a developmental optometrist. For more than 40 years, Dr. Hellerstein has treated children and adults with learning and reading deficits, visual processing disorders, or brain injuries. She has inspired thousands of individuals to improve their vision and enhance their school/work success, sports performance, and confidence. Dr. Hellerstein is a nationally and internationally acclaimed speaker, educator, and leader in the areas of vision therapy, vision rehabilitation, and sports vision. An author of numerous professional journal articles, she has won multiple awards, including #1 Amazon Best Seller, for her books. Dr. Hellerstein is an adjunct faculty member at five schools of optometry and past president of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03648. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.