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Special Needs Children with Cortical Visual Impairment

Special Needs Children with Cortical Visual Impairment

Special Needs Children with Cortical Visual Impairment

Kia Eldred, OD
Kia Eldred, OD
on behalf of Envision University

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Launch date: 10 Jan 2019
Expiry Date: 22 May 2022

Last updated: 21 Nov 2019

Reference: 193267

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Description

Medical technology has advanced and more babies are born with disabilities than ever before. What can the eye care provider do to provide appropriate care for this underserved population? An overview of common diagnoses in the special needs population and their visual diagnoses will be discussed. Methods to complete a functional vision evaluation, which will provide much needed information for teachers, caretakers and providers, will be described. Practical recommendations to allow the child to optimize vision will be discussed.

Objectives

Learning Objective One
Identify the four leading diagnoses of children with special needs and their associated visual diagnoses.
Learning Objective Two
Identify the leading causes of visual impairment in the US.
Learning Objective Three
Describe the different types of Cortical Visual impairment.
Learning Objective Four
Analyze a case of a special needs child and describe the assessment and recommendations provided to the child’s family and teacher.
Learning Objective Five
Identify other providers working with children with special needs.
Learning Objective Six
Describe the importance of the functional vision evaluation for the special needs child.
Kia Eldred, OD

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Kia Eldred, OD
on behalf of Envision University

Dr. Eldred graduated from University of Houston College of Optometry and served on its faculty for 20 years. She currently is a staff optometrist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in the VISOR program and at the Lighthouse of Houston in the Low Vision clinic. She is a Low Vision Diplomate in the AAO and serves as Chair of the TBI Optometric Workgroup for the VA system.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
    -
    Reference: 63110-FV
  • AOA/Commission on Paraoptometric Certification (CPC)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
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    Reference: CV-0001-18
  • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • 2.00 Units -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
    -
    Reference: OT Process: Evaluation; Intervention

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Amy Glaser (21 Nov 2019)
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