Workshop is in English with Spanish translation
- Visual Information Processing-Beyond the Basics (4 hours translated)
Visual information processing (VIP) evaluation sequence will be reviewed. This course emphasizes how to interpret the VIP evaluation and relate the findings to the child’s development, behavior and academic performance. Case studies reviewing the VIP testing of students who have been labeled: gifted, “dyslexic”, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and autism spectrum are presented.
- Brain Based Visual Strategies (2 hours translated)
The discovery of neuroplasticity, that our thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains, even into old age, is the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in 400 yrs. Optometrists can use this innate ability to treat a variety of visual system disorders.
- Visualization: A Multi-Sensory Approach (2 hours translated)
Visualization is the ability to imagine, sense, become aware of, move, manipulate & expand the pictures in your “mind’s eye” & the feelings or senses in your body… thereby developing new perspectives and creativity. Experience the power of a multi-sensory approach to visualization utilizing seeing, hearing, touch, smell and taste imagery as well as body sensation.
- Integrating Your Internal & External Vision (4 hours translated)
In this highly interactive presentation, you will learn how to use the See It. Say It. Do It!® process. This is a fun and en-“lightening” course which allows you to explore visualization within yourself, so that you can more effectively utilize these strategies for vision therapy patients. Explore your creative power: inspire and transform yourself, your students, and your patients!
- Visual Processing & Academics: New Strategies for Improving Reading, Spelling, Math & Creative Writing Skills (4 hours translated)
Learn specific visualization strategies to help improve reading comprehension and fluency, spelling, creative writing, and math facts. Help your child/ patient with two of the biggest school stressors …homework and test anxiety.