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Unlocking the Mysteries of Visual Perceptual Dysfunction Especially For Children

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 – $45

Tamara Petroysan, OD

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.

Description

Visual perceptual deficits can have a devastating impact on a child’s interaction with the world as well as his / her reading and academic performance. This course will review the signs and symptoms of different visual perceptual disorders (including visual spatial, visual analysis, visual motor, visual verbal, and auditory visual skills) and introduce how to evaluate them.

Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $45
Course Category: