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Digital Seminar

Visual Rehabilitation in Children and Adolescents: Treatment Techniques for Cross Dominance, Visual Neglect, Ocular Motility and Scotopic Sensitivity


Average Rating:
   4.6
Faculty:
Scott Berglund
Duration:
5 Hours 45 Minutes
Copyright :
Dec 07, 2018
Product Code:
POS020151
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Over the past 40 years, the genetic predisposition to visual problems has not changed. However, due to society’s sedentary lifestyle, unregulated TV viewing, excessive video game play, and poor computer habits, more and more children are demonstrating visual challenges at home, at school, and at play.

This recording is designed to help professionals understand common visual problems in children (0-21 years old), what children are “seeing,” why they are seeing it, and how to fix these visual challenges. Combining research-based lecture and interactive labs, this course provides attendees the proper tools to identify and treat visual neglect, cross dominance, eye teaming, visual processing, and scotopic sensitivity. Correcting these issues ultimately improves the child’s quality of life, as reading, handwriting, and playing are enhanced.

Grounded in evidence-based information, this recording offers comprehensive coverage of established techniques that can be implemented immediately and effectively in therapy, at home, and in the classroom.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Educators

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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.  


New York Educators

PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.25 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.


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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a  provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s  Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 contact hours. Expires: 12/07/2021.


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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


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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: 12/07/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


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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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 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.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Scott Berglund Related seminars and products: 1

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Scott Berglund, OTR/L, MOT, is a licensed occupational therapist practicing in the state of Wyoming with an emphasis in pediatrics. He is a recognized expert in vision and movement and has been doing rehabilitation in the areas of vision and its relationship to reading for the past 10 years. Over that time, he has taught classes in Dyslexia Rehabilitation and Beyond Dyslexia in multiple settings. 

He has helped to develop reading rehabilitation programs for clinics in multiple states.  Scott is certified in the McInnis Assured Readiness for Learning, the ARL Phonological Awareness Program and the original Rosner Auditory Motor Program.  His research looks into the connection between the eyes, auditory system and movement and its effect on reading challenges.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Scott Berglund is owner and president of Silver Linings Therapy Group – CJB Enterprises, LLC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Scott Berglund has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Objectives

  1. Recognize the anatomy of the visual system in relation to the motor and auditory systems and how they work together to affect and rehabilitate visual issues.
  2. Determine functional movement, reflexes, and righting reactions and the influences on reading, handwriting, and play.
  3. Identify quick and easy ways to detect visual challenges in a child through his or her productivity and functional responses in various locations.
  4. Implement the treatment for parallel pathway learning by utilizing movement and balance.
  5. Discover positioning and its effect on visual processing, focus, eye teaming, and hand-eye speed.
  6. Demonstrate researched based visual rehabilitation techniques for unilateral neglect, visual perceptional challenges, ocular conditions, scotopic sensitivity and cross dominance.

Outline

ANATOMY OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM
  • Pathway of sight
    • Parallel pathways and the LGN
      • Parvocellular retinal ganglion cells
      • Magnocellular retinal ganglion cells
    • Pathway overlap and short circuits (Dyslexia Theory)
  • Primary visual areas
  • Secondary visual areas
  • Interpretation of these areas
VISUAL-MOTOR INTEGRATION IN THE BRAIN
  • Primary motor pathway
  • Cortical interactions between the motor system and the visual system
  • Secondary visual area interaction
POSITIONING, MOVEMENT, & THE EFFECTS ON VISION
  • Reflexes: acquiring visual-motor control
  • Righting reactions: proprioception, vestibular, and visual system interaction
  • Pelvic girdle: power, visual awareness, and alertness
  • Shoulder girdle: head and neck control, ocular motor activation
CROSS DOMINANCE: WHEN HAND DOMINANCE & EYE DOMINANCE DON’T MATCH
  • Defining and identifying cross dominance
  • Why do we have a dominant eye when half of each eye has control?
  • Directionality and play issues
  • Handwriting issues
  • Reading challenges
  • Treatment techniques and relationship to the brain
  • Lab
    • Discrimination training
    • Vertical midline activities
UNILATERAL VISUAL NEGLECT
  • Definition of neglect and the identification
  • Issues during play, work, and school
  • Handwriting clues associated with visual neglect
  • Environmental adaptions
  • Treatment techniques
  • Lab
    • Reflex training
    • Midline exercises
EYE TEAMING TRACKING & SACCADES
  • Musculature of the eye
  • What do problems look like?
  • When should I treat and when should I refer?
    • Reading problems
    • Handwriting problems
    • Gross motor problems
    • Orthopedic pelvic dysfunctions
  • Training and lab
    • Focus/refocus exercises
    • Motor system treatments
    • Reading training
VISUAL PROCESSING
  • Understanding visual processing
  • Visual spatial relations
  • Visual figure ground
  • Effects on handwriting
  • Reading challenges
  • Treatment techniques
  • Lab
    • Space-moment and cortical learning
    • Relationship to saccades and eye teaming
SCOTOPIC SENSITIVITY & ITS SECONDARY EFFECTS
  • Definition and theory
  • Effects on visual pathways and secondary visual areas
  • Treatment techniques and effect on visual spatial relations, tracking, and scanning
  • Case study

Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Early Intervention Staff
  • Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Educators
  • Pediatric Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Case Managers

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