Putting together the Puzzle Pieces of Autism Management by Dr Alicia Groce

Putting together the Puzzle Pieces of Autism Management by Dr Alicia Groce

Course Description

Understanding development and the developmental differences of children on the Autism spectrum is key in Optometric management. Creatively designing your exam sequence, vision therapy evaluation, and vision therapy sequence can allow for successful treatment. Modifications to traditional therapy can easily be made to help care for the special population.

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Instructor Bio

Dr. Hohendorf is Instructor Emeritus of OEPF’s Clinical Curriculum Courses and Past Chair of OEPF Education Committee. He is a graduate of Illinois College of Optometry (1975), where he participated in an intensified vision therapy protocol under the tutelage of Doctor’s Coleman, Hatfield, and, Leo Manas. After graduation, he practiced in Kentwood, MI, in a full scope practice until 2003, when he moved to Wyoming, MI and established a multidisciplinary clinic, The Vision and Sensory Center. He retired from active practice in 2017.

Alicia Groce, OD, FAAO. FCOVD

Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Continuing Education Credits

02 hours

Course Price

$40

Course Description

Understanding development and the developmental differences of children on the Autism spectrum is key in Optometric management. Creatively designing your exam sequence, vision therapy evaluation, and vision therapy sequence can allow for successful treatment. Modifications to traditional therapy can easily be made to help care for the special population.

Bio

Dr. Alicia Groce is an Assistant Professor at Southern College of Optometry. She earned a Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Following graduation, Dr. Groce completed a one year residency in Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Dr. Groce currently sees patients in The Eye Center’s Pediatrics, Teen and Vision Therapy Clinics. She is also one of the four members of the Rehabilitation Team that serves patients with visual problems from traumatic brain injury in the local rehabilitation hospitals. Dr. Groce’s areas of interest include vision therapy, traumatic brain injury, autism, special needs, vision development, learning related vision problems and infant vision care. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO)and College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).

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