Functional Oculo-Visual Disorders in Traumatic Brain Injury
Friday, November 16th  13:50-14:10
Speakers: Dr. Angela Peddle, Optometrist, Elite Vision Therapy Centre
 
Description: 
This presentation will review how the visual system can be impacted during a traumatic brain injury, with a review of system pathways and anatomy. Evidence-based research on vision therapy will be discussed, and how vision therapy can be a successful part of the rehabilitation team. Clinical pearls on identifying post-trauma vision syndromes and those in need of vision therapy will be emphasized.-- The session will be of value to physiatrists, family physicians, medical students, residents, and rehabilitation teams (physiotherapy, occupational therapy).

Objectives: At the end of the session, the participants will be able to...
-- 1. Identify the signs and symptoms of post-trauma vision syndrome
-- 2. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the visual system and how it can be impacted during a brain injury
-- 3. Review evidence based research on vision therapy

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* 1. Please rate the session:

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The session met my expectations.
The audio visuals and related materials were well chosen and of good quality.
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* 2. Please rate the speaker: Angela Peddle

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The speaker demonstrated thorough knowledge about the topic and established a good rapport with the audience.
The objectives were adequately met and the speaker stimulated enthusiasm about the topic.
The speaker was well informed, spoke clearly, managed time well and answered questions satisfactorily (an overall assessment is requested).
The facilitator was prepared, managed time well and encouraged participation and evaluation.

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