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Assessing & Treating the Visual System in Children and Adolescents
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on November 12, 2018.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 15 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ROBERT CONSTANTINE, OTR/L
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
11/12/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020760
Objectives
  1. Explore the anatomy and physiology of the visual system from cornea to cortex
  2. Recognize eye movement disorders associated with common pediatric diagnoses
  3. Demonstrate techniques to assess for eye movement difficulties
  4. Communicate the role of the Magnocellular visual pathway in balance and toe-walking
  5. Recognize the signs of a faulty near-vision system and the implications of reading and visual motor integration
  6. Demonstrate evidence-based techniques for treatment of eye movement defects
  7. Articulate common ICD-10 codes for eye movement disorders
  8. Explore the equipment (high tech and DIY) needed to provide state of the art vision rehabilitation to your pediatric patients
Outline
ANATOMY OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM
  • The anatomy of the Orbit
  • Muscles of the eye
  • The visual pathways of vision in the brain
THE VISUAL PATHWAYS AND THEIR EFFECT ON BALANCE AND POSTURE
  • Parvo and Magnocellular pathways
  • Magnocellular pathways
  • Binasal Occlusion
ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF COMMON EYE MOVEMENTS
  • Tracking
  • Saccades
  • Convergence
  • The Near Vision System
  • Lab Time
PATHOLOGICAL EYE MOVEMENTS
  • Suppression
  • Strabismus, anisometropia, and amblyopia
  • Nystagmus
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Accommodative problems
CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH DECREASED EYE MOVEMENT ACCURACY
  • Neurological conditions
  • ADHD
  • Dyslexia
MID-LEVEL VISUAL PROCESSES
  • Visual motor integration tips
  • Visual processing disorder
  • Visual perceptual deficits
CODING AND GOALS FOR EYE MOVEMENT PROBLEMS
  • ICD-10 codes common for eye movement problems
  • Basic goals for eye movement problems
STARTING YOUR VISION REHABILITATION PROGRAM
  • Equipment sources
  • High tech and DIY equipment for treating eye movement problems
  • Resources for more information
Author

ROBERT CONSTANTINE, OTR/L

Robert Constantine, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist with nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of visual and neurological rehabilitation. Mr. Constantine is employed by the Pearl Nelson Child Development Center, where he focuses on the treatment of eye movement disorders in neuro-typical and special needs children. Mr. Constantine’s passion leads him to intensive studying of the visual system and continuous searches for new ways to improve patient outcomes.

He is a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, a unique interdisciplinary organization that brings together the tools of optometry, occupational and physical therapy to improve outcomes for patients with neurological diagnoses. In addition, he is the only occupational therapist to be a member of the High Performance Vision Associates, an elite group of sports vision optometrists. As such, Mr. Constantine has participated in sports vision screenings at IMG Academy, Hendricks Motorsports, and on the LPGA tour. He has also developed and marketed drag-racing specific glasses that have been successful in NHRA Sportsman drag racing, as well as having worked with elite NHRA racers, golfers, and sporting clays champions.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Constantine has an employment relationship with Pearl Nelson Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Constantine has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Early Intervention Staff, Educators