Visual processing problems are very common following brain injury. Hidden visual problems are often overlooked and when not treated they can impair or lengthen rehabilitation success. This course will assist you in diagnosing and understanding treatment for patients with visual deficits following brain injury. How to test for the specific visual deficits accompanying brain injury, concussion, stroke, and trauma will be covered along with treatment protocols including lenses, prisms, filters, and neuro-optometric vision rehabilitation. Dynamic case presentation will give you the opportunity to experience testing and treatment used to help more brain injury patients recover successfully.
Identify common vision problems seen after concussion or brain injury
Administer tests of visual skills to identify visual deficits common following acquired brain injury
Know when it may be beneficial to refer a patient for neuro-optometric evaluation
Utilize add a neuro-visual approach to rehab therapy