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Functionally Assessing and Treating Visual Processing, Visual Perception and Visual-Motor Deficits - LIVE WEBINAR - 3 SESSIONS

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   12
Registration Fee:   $369

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Analyze the visual system and gain the skills needed to assess it, in order to better identify visual issues that students/clients present with.
Discuss the visual systems role in sensory processing and how it impacts a student/client functionally across all areas (PT, SLP, Special Education).
Identify various visual issues associated with differential diagnosis and provide therapists with strategies to use the next day in their setting.
Identify when to treat, remediate or refer for visual issues and how to best share that information with the team.
Identify the differences between a visual processing issue and a visual deficits and its functional impact on the client’s daily activities.
Show participants what a telehealth session may look like and how to set one up for you and your client to work on visual processing, visual perception and visual motor skills.

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 10 contact hours (1.0) CEUs, Intermediate Level. Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. Application has been made to the NV Board of Physical Therapy. Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 12 continuing education contact hours. Approved by MD, NJ OH and OK boards of Physical Therapy. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 12 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs). Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY and TX. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 10 contact hours (1.0 CEUs) - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider –10 PDUs. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker 12 hours. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners. 10 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification. This course is offered for up to 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). This program has been submitted for approval of 10 clock hours of continuing education credit by the TX Speech Language-Hearing-Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures. Education Resources Inc., 266 Main Street, Medfield Ma 02052 508-359-6533

Registration includes access to all three sessions and handouts.
This engaging course dives into visual anatomy as well as functional assessment and treatment for therapists in a wide range of settings (school-based, acute care, rehab, LTC facilities). Neurological insults such a stroke and TBIs can have a profound effect on visual skills, perception and processing. Additionally, 60-80% of children with learning disabilities have undiagnosed vision problems because vision is more than just visual acuity. As therapists, we may be the first to pick up on these deficits. Treatments, strategies, and tools to improve visual deficits will be stressed. This course will arm therapist with intervention tools and strategies to promote functional independence and both children and adults. Case studies and labs will be used to solidify learning and cement clinical reasoning. A “mock” telehealth session will be provided to show how to incorporate these skills in a virtual setting and will include resources for coaching parents and caregivers.

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