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COVD Acquired Brain Injury By Cathy Stern, OD

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Two day workshop, 11.5 hours running time.

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 treating 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 rehabilitation. Dynamic case presentation will give you the opportunity to experience – from the moment they call your office through testing and treatment – the steps of helping more brain injury patients recover successfully.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand specific vision deficits following brain injury.
  2. Understand the examination of a patient with brain injury.
  3. Understand treatment options for patients with brain injury.
  4. Understand treatment protocols for patients with brain injury.
  5. Immediately use your new neuro optometric toolbox to help brain injury patients recover successfully.

About Dr. Cathy Stern

Dr. Cathy Stern received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She is a behavioral optometrist with extensive experience working with children and adults following brain injury. She also has extensive experience working with children and adults with learning problems, ADD/ADHD, non-verbal learning disability, cerebral palsy, autism and the multiply challenged. Dr. Stern is Faculty for NORA Curriculum II and presents workshops for physicians, teachers, psychologists, occupational, physical and speech therapists and other professionals who work with special populations. She is a Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD), the Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) and the College of Syntonic Optometry (FCSO). Dr. Stern is currently State Coordinator for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She was recognized as a leader in vision therapy by the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Dr. Stern maintains a private practice in Canton, MA, limited to the diagnosis of functional vision problems and treatment with vision therapy and vision rehabilitation.

This session is part of a FOUR part conference set:

  1. General Education Lectures - $199
  2. Acquired Brain Injury by Cathy Stern, OD, FCOVD - $149
  3. The Visionary Team Approach by Nancy Torgerson, OD, FCOVD - $149
  4. Vision Therapist Education Session by Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD and Jessica Stevenson, COVT- $149

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