Visual Processing and Vision Disorders for the School Based OT

This graduate course is designed for school-based occupational and physical therapists who want to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of Visual Integrity, Visual Processing and Visual Efficiency in the pediatric population. Participants will learn about various visual processing skills as they pertain to child development, behavior and learning as well as explore the relationship between vision disorders and developmental/learning disabilities.  The role of the Occupational Therapist in addressing these skills in the school setting as well as methods of effective collaboration with Pediatric Optometrists, Teachers and Parents in order to enhance functional outcomes will be explored.  Specific intervention methods and accommodations/modifications for the school environment, including those for low vision,  are also included in this comprehensive course.

Course Number: ED 501-5407

**Textbook sold separately and is available here