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Building Blocks: Vision Therapy for Young Children

Building Blocks: Vision Therapy for Young Children

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 onvisually-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 therapyfor amblyopia and strabismus to decrease suppression and improve eye alignment and sensory fusion. Learnhow to modify therapy techniques for young children and how to successfully sequence vision training.

JenSimonson

Instructor Bio

Jennifer S. Simonson, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of the Boulder Valley Vision Therapy Center in 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 Year Award. She is currently serving as the vice-chair of the 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 picture books for children about vision therapy.

Jennifer Simonson, OD, FCOVD

Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Course Price

$450

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 onvisually-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 therapyfor amblyopia and strabismus to decrease suppression and improve eye alignment and sensory fusion. Learnhow to modify therapy techniques for young children and how to successfully sequence vision training.

Bio

Jennifer S. Simonson, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of the Boulder Valley Vision Therapy Center in 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 Year Award. She is currently serving as the vice-chair of the 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 picture books for children about vision therapy.

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