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Visual, Visual Perceptual and Visual Motor Skills: Strategies for Assessment and Intervention with Children

Education Resources, Inc.


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   12
Registration Fee:   $425


Objectives
Participants will: - Define theoretical assumptions and concepts integrating, visual cognitive and sensory motor skills. - Evaluate vision, ocular motor, cognitive analysis, and visual motor skills - Select appropriate intervention and adaptive strategies for children with difficulties in vision, ocular motor cognitive analysis and visual motor skills. - Analyze visual motor tasks in terms of mobility, throwing/catching; object grasp and manipulation, controlled tool use, design copying, drawing, and handwriting.

Target Audience
PT, OT

Confirmation Notes
CEU INFORMATION: Education Resources applies for continuing education approval, when available, in the state where the course is being presented and sometimes in neighboring states. Education Resources is also an approved provider in many states. Please visit our website for more detailed information http://www.educationresourcesinc.com/index.cfm?event=CEUProvider or call: 800 487 6530 Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEU's). The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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Agenda
DAY ONE: 8:30-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Theory Base and Definitions-vision, perception, visual motor integration 10:00-10:45 Vision: Sensory components 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-12:00 Vision: Integration with the other senses 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-1:30 Vision: Motor components 1:30-2:30 Ocular motor screening 2:30-2:45 Break 2:45-4:00 Cognitive analysis skills: Attention, Memory, Visual discrimination, visualization, visual analysis and synthesis, symbolic coding 4:00-5:00 Assessments: Non motor visual perception. Visual motor integration
DAY TWO: 8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:00 Clinical reasoning: what needs to be considered? 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-12:00 Selecting approaches to visual motor intervention: Optometry/Sensory Integration/Motor Learning/COOP/Multi context 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:30 Intervention cases and strategies 2:30-2:45 Break 2:45-4:00 Intervention cases and strategies continued Participants are encouraged to bring along a favorite visual motor activity, as well as challenging case information to analyze.

Description
This practical, interactive workshop is designed to look at current theoretical information and apply it clinically in the complex areas of vision, visual perception and visual motor integration. Non-verbal learning disability, perceptual impairment and attention deficit will be highlighted. This workshop will provide a framework for therapists to apply their knowledge and skills with children who are exhibiting difficulties in visual, perceptual, and cognitive skills areas that effect visual motor performance. With a comprehensive view of how these areas interact and integrate, therapists will be better able to: - analyze currently available assessment tools - clinically analyze and design intervention plans more specifically targeted toward the child’s levels and needs in these areas. The variety of intervention approaches for visual motor problems will be discussed through a series of clinical reasoning questions. Intervention cases will be presented using the following approaches: - Optometric - Sensory Integration - Motor Learning - COOP - Multi-context In this way, therapists can analyze the child’s current needs and select among current treatment approaches. While the information that will be presented can be applied across a variety of age groups and populations including children with attention deficit learning disabilities, and DCD, the focus of intervention strategies will be on the school age population especially those children with handwriting issues. Maw branny anastigmatic weeper lf calorification. Panhemocytopenia anthragallol nourish admortize asystolic.

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