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Visual Processing Therapy: Helping Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia & Acquired Brain Injury
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 59 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
LEONARD J. PRESS, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
3/13/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA060225
Objectives
  1. Compare and contrast eyesight and vision.
  2. Define the role of vision in early intervention.
  3. Identify visual problems impacting learning.
  4. Describe common ground between other therapies and vision therapy.
  5. Explain how to screen for vision disorders.
  6. Formulate therapeutic interventions for vision problems.
Outline
Visual Efficiency
  • The neurodevelopment of eye tracking, accommodation and binocular vision
Visual Processing
  • How the eyes interface with the rest of the brain and body
  • Vision problems as neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Vision problems as sensory processing disorders
  • Visual perceptual testing: Standardized and observational
How Developmental Optometry Relates to Occupational Therapy and Other Disciplines
  • A. Jean Ayres, Brain Gym and developmental vision
  • Collaboration between therapeutic interventions
  • Signs and symptoms of undiagnosed or untreated vision disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency Symptom Survey (CISS)
  • Optometric application of lenses and prisms
Neuroadaptability of the Visual System
  • What goes wrong visually, why it goes wrong, and what we can do about it
  • Is there an age at which it’s too early or late to intervene?
  • Visual problems as early red flags for autism spectrum disorder
  • Learning-based vision problems and academic performance
  • Post-trauma vision disorder and other problems of acquired brain injury
Hands-on Demonstration of Screening Procedures
  • PLRG the penlight red/green standardized convergence insufficiency screening
  • Visual tracking and head movement
  • Visual tracking and the midline plane
  • Near-far focusing flexibility
  • Information for referral and collaboration
Overview of Sample Therapeutic Activities
  • Nearpoint of convergence and touch
  • Physiological diplopia and divided attention
  • Hart Chart Saccadic
  • Pointer-in-straw in three dimensions
  • Central/peripheral awareness
  • Press Lites
Author

LEONARD J. PRESS, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Dr. Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD, is board certified in optometric vision therapy by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He is a diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry in Binocular Vision and Perception. A graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where he completed his Residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision, Dr. Press served as Chief of the Pediatric Unit at the Eye Institute of the College. He subsequently served for 15 years as Chief of the Vision Therapy Service at the State University of New York's College of Optometry.

Dr. Press is a consultant on visual disabilities for the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is past-president of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, and of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He is current chair of the Pediatrics/Binocular Vision Committee of the American Optometric Associations. Author of three textbooks and over 100 articles in ophthalmic journals, Dr. Press presents continuing education lectures and seminars on vision nationally as well as internationally. Currently he is Optometric Director of the Vision and Learning Center in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, one of the first sites in the country to be accredited as a private practice Residency program for vision therapy and rehabilitation.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Leonard Press maintains a private practice. He is in a leadership position with the Vision and Learning Center. He is an author for Mosby and Butterworth-Heinemann publishers and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Leonard Press is a diplomat of the American Academy of Optometry in Binocular Vision and Perception. He is a consultant for the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is the current chair of the Pediatric/Binocular Vision Committee of the American Optometric Associations.
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Educators/Teachers
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Indiana Educators: 6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.

Montana Educators: This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: 6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.

Texas Educators: PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.

Illinois Early Intervention Professionals: Approved by the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program for 2.0 total self-study contact hours in the area(s) of .25.25.51.0. Expires: 12/31/2018.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 3/13/2019
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 3/13/2019.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

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Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

California Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 7.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions
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Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Educators