Visualization - The Critical Link Between Vision Therapy and Learning

with John Abbondanza

June 5 & 6, 2021

Educational Info

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Visualization is a skill that can have a significant impact on patients in a vision therapy program, yet it is commonly not emphasized in many optometric programs and often misunderstood. This two-day seminar will review our current understanding of visualization from a behavioral and neurophysiological view and teach how visualization techniques may be incorporated into any VT program. Specific procedures designed to help patients with reading, math, and spelling will be reviewed, as well as how visualization may be important in patients with a variety of challenges, including vision and learning problems, executive function disorder, impulsivity, and post-concussion vision syndrome.

CE: 12 Hours

SCHEDULE

Saturday June 5th, 2021: 9am to 5pm

Sunday   June 6th, 2021: 9am to 3pm

Educational Info

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Visualization is a skill that can have a significant impact on patients in a vision therapy program, yet it is commonly not emphasized in many optometric programs and often misunderstood. This two-day seminar will review our current understanding of visualization from a behavioral and neurophysiological view and teach how visualization techniques may be incorporated into any VT program. Specific procedures designed to help patients with reading, math, and spelling will be reviewed, as well as how visualization may be important in patients with a variety of challenges, including vision and learning problems, executive function disorder, impulsivity, and post-concussion vision syndrome.

CE: 12 Hours

SCHEDULE

Saturday June 5th, 2021: 9am to 5pm

Sunday   June 6th, 2021: 9am to 3pm

Speaker Bio

John Abbondanza

Dr. John Abbondanza is a graduate of Boston College and the New England College of Optometry and has been practicing for thirty years.  He is a fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, a past president of the Mass Society of Optometrists, and a strong supporter of COVT&R.

He is an instructor for the Optometric Extension Program Foundation Clinical Curriculum series of courses and lectures all over the world about behavioral optometry and vision therapy.

In addition, he is the Residency Supervisor in Pediatrics/Vision Therapy at Vision Care Specialists and is Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the Southern College of Optometry and the New England College of Optometry.  Dr. John is in private practice and specializes in vision therapy and vision related learning problems.

John

Venue: Online

Contact Us

Got questions? Send us an e-mail at ce@visiontherapycanada.com and we will try our best to answer it in a timely manner.

Thank you for your patience.

Contact Us

Got questions? Send us an e-mail at ce@visiontherapycanada.com and we will try our best to answer it in a timely manner.

Thank you for your patience.

Venue: Online