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SouthWest Congress of Optometry

January 27, 2023 - January 29, 2023

The SWCO (SouthWest Congress of Optometry) will have its annual meeting on January 27-28-29, 2023.  We will have speakers Patti Andrich and Alexander Andrich doing primitive reflexes and incorporating that into Learning, Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries, and Sports vision.

Southwestern Congress of Optometry Presents:

 

Alex Andrich, OD, FCOVD

Patti Andrich, COVT, OTR/L

Primitive Reflexes:  Applications to Learning, Brain Injury & Sports Vision

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

January 27,28,29, 2023

Bio’s:

Alex Andrich, OD

Dr. Alexandar Andrich is an accomplished graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He is an acclaimed lecturer on the topics of pediatric/infant vision, binocular vision disorders, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, learning-related vision disorders, sports vision, and nutrigenomics related to ocular health and overall well-being.

In addition to providing Vision Therapy, Sports Vision, and Neuro-Optometric Vision Services, Dr. Andrich and his wife Patti, founded The Vision Development Team, a multi-location internationally recognized training center for providing high-level optometric testing accompanied by therapeutic interventions to improve visual functions and elite performance training for the competitive athlete.

Dr. Andrich has served on the staff in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation departments at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center and MetroHealth. Dr. Andrich is a co-founder and immediate past president of ISVA (International Sports Vision Association), representing over 14 countries. ISVA provides training to doctors, coaches, and athletic trainers world-wide in the field of sports vision.

Additionally, Dr. Andrich is the team optometrist and performance vision coach for the Cleveland Guardians baseball team, Cleveland Monsters hockey team, and other professional and amateur athletes. He is professionally involved with several state, national, and international organizations. When he is not busy serving others with his optometry passions, you can find him enjoying time with his family, skiing, and mountain biking.

Patti Andrich, COVT, OTR/L

Patti is an internationally honored occupational, vision therapist, researcher and author. She is known world-wide for her success in treating children and adults with sensory and motor processing disorders.

Patti received her master’s degree from The Ohio State University College of Education and her occupational therapy degree from the Cleveland State University Department of Health Sciences. Additionally, Patti holds certification in auditory processing using The Listening Program with Bone Conduction from Advanced Brain Technologies and through Integrated Listening Systems. Patti is certified in INPP primitive reflex integration techniques; having studied in England under the direction of Sally Goddard at the Institute of Neurological Physiological Psychology (INPP).

Patti received her certification in vision therapy through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Patti serves on several advisory boards relating to vision in the United States and in Asia. She is also a member of The Optometric Extension Program, and an Advisory Member to the Board of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), an inter-disciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with optimal visual rehabilitation services to improve their quality of life.

Patti Andrich is the founder of the Sensory Foundations Program, a neuro-sensory motor program that helps adults and children integrate active primitive reflexes and gain postural stability. Patti specializes in improving the lives of individuals with attention, behavioral, coordination, visual, auditory, anxiety, vestibular and/or emotional regulation challenges.

Patti was named, Vision Therapist of the Year 2020, by the international organization, College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Accommodations:

Drury Inn and Suites Riverwalk, San Antonio

201 N St. Mary’s Street

San Antonio, TX  78205

To reserve your room call:

1-800-325-0720 or

210-212-5200

When making a reservation please reference Southwestern Congress of Optometry or Group # 10031223

Room rate

$165/night for single occupancy and $175/night for double

Room rate cut off December 25, 2022

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Hot Quikstart Breakfast 6:00 to 9:30 am– waffles, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage & more
  • Free Evening Drinks and Snacks – 5:30 to 7:00 pm each evening, relax and enjoy a rotating menu of hot foods and cold beverages
  • Free wireless internet access in all rooms and the lobby
  • Business Center, fitness center and pool are available. You can print your boarding pass in the Business Center.
  • Access to the famous San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Onsite covered overnight parking is available at a charge of $19.00 plus tax per day.

Registration:

 

Name: _______________________________________________

 

Address: _____________________________________________

 

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City: ___________________________________________________

State: ______________________  Zip code: ____________________

Telephone: ____________________________________________

E-Mail: _________________________________________________

 

Fees:

Optometrist:              $400*

Therapist:                   $275*

Residents:                  $200

Student:                      Free

*  $50 off registration fees if registered before January 3, 2023 (Room cutoff date is December 25, 2022)

 

Total Enclosed         __________

 

Make checks payable and

send registration to:                                                    For further information:

Nelson Greeman III, OD                                              Fred Brecheen, OD

249 Hildebrand Ave.                                                    DrDaddySir@sbcglobal.net

San Antonio, TX  78212                                               972.221.2564

210.824.4503

Gx105@sbcglobal.net

 

Schedule:  Milam Meeting Room in Drury Inn and Suites

 

Primitive Reflexes:  Applications to Learning, Brain Injury & Sports Vision

Friday January 27, 2023         9 am to 12 noon – Intro and hands on demo

Lunch 12 noon to 1:30 pm – Enjoy the riverwalk

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm – Demos and case examples

Saturday January 28, 2023    9 am to 12 Noon – PR and neuro connections

Lunch 12 noon to 1:30 pm – Enjoy the Riverwalk

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm – PR vision and sports

4:30 pm to 5 pm SWCO Business meeting

Sunday January 29, 2023       9 am to 12 Noon – Additional PR activities and Group discussions

 

 

 

 

Details

Start:
January 27, 2023
End:
January 29, 2023
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