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Building Blocks: Vision Therapy for Young Children

Building Blocks: Vision Therapy for Young Children

This course will be over the internet. Length: 2 days. Continuing Education Credits: 12 hours. Prerequisite: None For: Optometrists, Vision Therapists and Students.

Course Description

Learn about age-appropriate vision therapy procedures for preschool-aged patients from 3-6 years old. Discover procedures to build tracking, focusing, and binocular skills. Train on visually-guided gross motor coordination, fine motor skills, and visual information processing appropriate to the patient’s age and development. This course will cover optometric vision therapy for amblyopia and strabismus to decrease suppression and improve eye alignment and sensory fusion. Learn how to modify therapy techniques for young children and how to successfully sequence vision training.

Instructor

Instructor Bio

Jennifer S. Simonson, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of the Boulder Valley Vision Therapy Centerin Boulder, CO. She achieved Fellowship in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)in 2006. Dr. Simonson was the recipient of the 2007 Colorado Young Optometrist of the YearAward. Sheis currently serving as the vice chairofthe International Examination and Certification Board(IECB) and is the Speaker Chair of the Colorado Vision Training Conference.Her primary interests in practice include pediatric vision care, vision therapy, sports therapy,and vision rehabilitation.Dr. Simonson is the author of several pictures books for children about vision therapy.

Jennifer S. Simonson, OD, FCOVD

Courses Details

Length

2 Days

Continuing Education Credits

12 hours

Prerequisite

None

For

Optometrists, Vision Therapists and Students

Location

Over the internet

When

Apr. 23rd - Apr. 24th, 2022

Course Description

Learn about age-appropriate vision therapy procedures for preschool-aged patients from 3-6 years old. Discover procedures to build tracking, focusing, and binocular skills. Train on visually-guided gross motor coordination, fine motor skills, and visual information processing appropriate to the patient’s age and development. This course will cover optometric vision therapy for amblyopia and strabismus to decrease suppression and improve eye alignment and sensory fusion. Learn how to modify therapy techniques for young children and how to successfully sequence vision training.

Course Location

Online Course

Cancellation policy

We are not offering any cancellation fee at this time only voucher towards future courses with a valid cancellation reason.

Bio

Jennifer S. Simonson, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of the Boulder Valley Vision Therapy Centerin Boulder, CO. She achieved Fellowship in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)in 2006. Dr. Simonson was the recipient of the 2007 Colorado Young Optometrist of the YearAward. Sheis currently serving as the vice chairofthe International Examination and Certification Board(IECB) and is the Speaker Chair of the Colorado Vision Training Conference.Her primary interests in practice include pediatric vision care, vision therapy, sports therapy,and vision rehabilitation.Dr. Simonson is the author of several pictures books for children about vision therapy.

Course Schedule

This is a 12-hour course spread over two subsequent April 23-24

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