This course describes how vision impacts learning, as well as common signs and symptoms of visual problems. It discusses the basics of visual screening, and provides an overview of visual treatment options, including glasses, vision therapy, and classroom recommendations and strategies for the teacher or therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how vision develops and how it impacts learning.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 signs/symptoms of visual skills/processing problems.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe effective brain-based visual skills & visualization strategies to help children learn more effectively.
|5-15 Minutes||Visual development|
|15-25 Minutes||Signs & symptoms of visual problems|
|35-55 Minutes||Visual evaluation - overview|
|55-70 Minutes||Visual information processing evaluation - overview|
|70-90 Minutes||Visual activities|
|90-110 Minutes||Classroom strategies & case study|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lynn F. Hellerstein
OD, FCOVD, FAAO
Lynn Hellerstein, OD, FCOVD, FAAO is a developmental optometrist. For more than 40 years, Dr. Hellerstein has treated children and adults with learning and reading deficits, visual processing disorders, or brain injuries. She has inspired thousands of individuals to improve their vision and enhance their school/work success, sports performance, and confidence. Dr. Hellerstein is a nationally and internationally acclaimed speaker, educator and leader in the areas of vision therapy, vision rehabilitation, and sports vision. An author of numerous professional journal articles, she has won multiple awards, including #1 Amazon Best Seller, for her books. Dr. Hellerstein is an adjunct faculty member at five schools of optometry, and past-president of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.2 ASHA CEUs
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 2 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 2 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.