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2x3H lecture From Primitive Reflexes to Cognition with Dr. Tamara Petrosyan
September 21 @ 7:00 pm - September 28 @ 10:00 pm$25 – $210
From Primitive Reflexes to Cognition: How Primitive Reflexes Shape Early Learning and Development, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28 with Dr. Tamara Petrosyan. This course is 6 hrs of CE credits.
This course will perform an in depth review of what primitive reflexes are, how they are critical to development, and what goes wrong when they are not properly integrated. We will also discuss multidisciplinary care, evaluation techniques, and treatment approaches in patients with retained primitive reflexes.”
Dr. Tamara Petrosyan is an associate clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry in the Primary Care, Ocular Disease, Pediatrics, and Vision Therapy departments. Dr. Petrosyan lectures internationally and has published articles and book chapters on various topics. Dr. Petrosyan helped implement free pediatric exams for over 30,000 children through the Armenian Eyecare Project, developed over a dozen vision therapy workbooks, and helped start and previously worked with Anteo Health where she developed all of the vision therapy content. She is helping develop the first Armenian Optometric Association. She is the InfantSEE liaison for New Jersey, head of the clinical care committees for pediatrics and vision therapy, and previously on the board of directors for the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP). Among others, Dr. Petrosyan has been awarded the Young Optometrist of the Year and Optometrist of the Year from NJSOP and the Young Optometrist of the Year award from the AOA.