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February 2019

*New* OEP Regional Clinical Seminar: The Exotropia Seminar

February 16 - February 17
Thompson Family Vision Care, Unit 3 - 470 Chrysler Drive
Brampton, Ontario L6S 0C1 Canada
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Surprisingly, exotropia can present some of the most difficult challenges in vision therapy. The treatment of exotropia includes both aligning eyes and making sure the patient performs comfortably and efficiently when the eyes are aligned. Alignment does not ensure comfort, and comfort does not ensure alignment. Procedures for both are needed. How does therapy vary when the exotropia is constant versus intermittent? Day one will cover the basics of exotropia treatment including convergence insufficiency, divergence excess, and constant exotropia. Attendees…

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March 2019

COVD: Visual Information Processing Lecture and Workshop

March 2 - March 3

What is visual information processing? Visual information processing evaluation Hands-on practical workshop to allow registrants to conduct a VIP evaluation on a child Click here to register

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OEP Clinical Curriculum- VT2/Learning Related Visual Problems

March 7 - March 11
The Eye Studio, 104-488 McCoy Drive
Red Deer County, Alberta T4E 0A4 Canada
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Topic: Paul Harris, OD Click here to register

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COVTR’s PVTAP 2019 Workshop 1 (BC Location)

March 16 - March 17
Okanagan Vision Therapy, 2-515 Harvey Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6C7 Canada
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Topic: Therapist Course Workshop 1 Click here to register

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OEP Clinical Curriculum- The Art & Science of Optometric Care- A Behavioral Perspective

March 21 - March 25
Bolton Optometry Clinic, 12 Parr Blvd, Unit 12
Bolton, Ontario L7E 4H1 Canada
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Topic: Paul Harris, OD Click here to register

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OEP Clinical Curriculum- VT2/Learning Related Visual Problems

March 28 - April 1
Angela Dobson, OD, 68 Lovett Lake Court
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1B8 Canada
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Topic: John Abbondanza, OD Click here to register

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COVTR’s PVTAP 2019 Workshop 1 (ON Location)

March 30 - March 31
Halton Vision Therapy Center, 2080 Appleby Line
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Topic: Therapist Course Workshop 1 Click here to register COVT&R Membership is required for PVTAP workshops. If you are an existing member, please login, or click here to become a member.

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April 2019

Basics of Behavioral Vision Care

April 28
Vancouver Library Square, 350 W Georgia Street, Conference Center, "Alma Vandusen Room"
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1 Canada

Topic: Basics of Behavioral Vision Care with Shaun Golemba, OD
Details: Do you have an interest in Binocular Vision, but don’t know how to integrate it into your routine? Do you feel your Optometric Education has left you a bit unprepared? Dr. Shaun Golemba, will introduce you to the Basics of Behavioural Vision care. In this two hour course, your knowledge of accommodative and occulomotor dysfunctions will increase and you will be able to articulate what you will do differently to diagnose and treat these conditions.

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May 2019

Visualization with Dr. John Abbondanza

May 25 - May 26
GRAND Developmental Vision Institute, 2200 McPhillips Street Unit 300
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 3P4 Canada

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…

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June 2019

OEP Clinical Curriculum- VT3/Strabismus/Amblyopia

June 20 - June 23
The Eye Studio, 104-488 McCoy Drive
Red Deer County, Alberta T4E 0A4 Canada
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Topic: John Abbondanza, OD Click here to register

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Diagnosis and Managements for Acquired Brain Injury and Concussion: Primary Concepts for Primary Care and Vision Therapy Optometrists

June 22 @ 12:00 am - June 23 @ 12:00 am
Surrey, BC

Dr. Barry Tannen View PDF

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VTC’s PVTAP 2018 Workshop 3 (BC Location)

June 29 - June 30
Okanagan Vision Therapy, 2-515 Harvey Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6C7 Canada
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Topic: Therapist Course Workshop 3 Click here to register COVT&R Membership is required for PVTAP workshops. If you are an existing member, please login, or click here to become a member.

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July 2019

VTC’s PVTAP 2018 Workshop 3 (ON Location)

July 6 - July 7
Bolton Optometry Clinic, 12 Parr Blvd, Unit 12
Bolton, Ontario L7E 4H1 Canada
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Topic: Therapist Course Workshop 3 Click here to register COVT&R Membership is required for PVTAP workshops. If you are an existing member, please login, or click here to become a member.

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OEP Clinical Curriculum- VT1/Visual Dysfunction

July 10 - July 14
Etobicoke Etobicoke, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Topic: Robin Lewis,OD/Virginia Donati, OD Click here to register

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Motor Training within Optometric Vision Therapy

July 26 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
Pupils Vision Development and Rehabilitation, Suite 204, 600 Terry Fox Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2L 4B6 Canada
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Movement, the visual process and the development of processing/ perceptual skills are intrinsically linked. They are in a dynamic, continuous and cyclical relationship.This RCS presentation will describe the impact of infantile reflexes and primary movement patterns upon the development of the visual process. It will provide an organized approach to testing and therapy activities.This RCS will explore the development and learning of gross and fine motor skill together with primitive and postural reflexes in the control of movements and posture.…

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August 2019

VTC AGM 2019!!

August 23 - August 25
Vancouver Vancouver, BC Canada

Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury: Vestibular/Auditory Location: Vancouver BC Contact: April Eryou: cecovtr@gmail.com Details: Save the Date! Click here to register

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