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The Eastern States Optometric
The Eastern States Optometric Congress operates under the auspices of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF) and is hosted locally by the Eastern States Optometric Congress committee.
This year’s program will be delivered in virtual format through I HEART VT.
3 Hours COPE CE approved, 3 Hours COPE CE pending
Eastern Sates Optometric Congress 2021
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Eastern States Optometric Congress 2021
Samantha Slotnick, OD
Marc Taub, OD
Under the Auspices of OEPF
Sponsored by: Bernell, CooperVision, Expansion Consultants, Vision is More than 20/20, and Vivid Vision
Sunday – November 14
Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy
Presented by Samantha Slotnick, OD
COPE ID: Pending (3 Hours)
Goals of the Course:
Explore therapy activities which help the patient integrate visual-spatial processing skills with visual-motor consistency across environment, body and binocular oculomotor posture.
Provide a logical and neurological foundation for these activities, which will resonate with doctors, therapists and their patients.
This course presents vision therapy activities which help patients construct foundational spatial relationships. The particular value of these activities became apparent in strabismus rehabilitation, as these patients tend to trust logic and deduction above their visual input. These foundational activities are just as valuable for patients with binocular dysfunctions, oculomotor control challenges, and acquired brain injury. In addition, they can be explored and revisited at any point during a rehabilitation process, as they continue to yield learning opportunities over a wide strata of functional abilities.
This course presents vision therapy activities which help patients construct foundational relationships:
Between the body and gravity
Between each eye and each hand
Between eye movements and body movements
Between the body and the spatial frame of the room
SESSION 1: 10:00 AM – 11:40 AM (US ET)
Part 1: Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy
SESSION 2: 11:50 AM – 12:40 PM (US ET)
Part 2: Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy
Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!
Presented by Marc Taub, OD
COPE ID: 74317-FV (3 Hours)
The various theories behind vision development are discussed. A detailed description of testing and therapy for visual perceptual (processing) disorders is presented.
SESSION 3: 1:30 PM – 3:10 PM (US ET)
Part 1: Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!
SESSION 4: 3:20 PM – 4:10 PM (US ET)
Part 2: Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!
Registration (ODs or VTs): $180 USD
Optometry Residents: $36 USD
Optometry Students: $18 USD
Payment can be made by Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal Account
Refunds will not be available once the Congress begins.
Registration includes attendance certificate for live hours attended, attendance hours submitted to ARBO, access to the live Congress sessions, and access to the Congress recordings for 30 days.
This event is appropriate for Optometrists, Optometry Residents & Students, and Vision Therapists.
This seminar is presented in English
Open to participants around the world
All registration must go through this registration page.
Technical requirements for attending:
Stable internet connection
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