December 4, 2020 - 9:00 am
WEBINAR – Pediatric Low Vision Disorders and How to Guide Your Therapy Session
*This is an internal event for THERAPY 2000 / GAT therapists only
Audience: ST, OT, PT
CEU Hours: 2 Hours
Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Speaker: Rhiannon Thomas, OTR, MOT
Description: This course will explore common visual disorders therapists encounter in the pediatric population. It will look at the various service providers of these low vision/blind children, discuss their roles. In addition, the training will provide insight into how to guide evaluations, therapy sessions, and caregiver education.
Participants will be able to:
- identify common pediatric visual impairments.
- identify strategies to use in a therapy session with a child who has a visual impairment.
- describe the differences between low vision and blindness.
- describe the roles various services providers have when interacting with families of children with visual impairments.