Visual Impairments in Pediatrics, Part II: Practical Treatment Tools

Description:  This webinar will introduce practical treatment approaches that learners can use within treatment sessions to address changes in vision-perception in children as a part of the occupational therapy plan of care. During the course, case studies will be presented to discuss options for treatment interventions for common clinical presentations related to vision in pediatrics. 


  • Develop a treatment plan to address common visual perceptual deficits observed in pediatric patients
  • Identify simple strategies that can be used within treatment sessions when working with pediatric patients with visual perceptual impairments

Instructor:Kelsey Watters, OTR/L, Cognition Lab Therapist, Think and Speak Lab, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Occupational Therapy
    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process – Intervention 

    Physical Therapy
    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour. 

    Speech-Language Pathology

    This course is offered for 0.10 CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).


    Kelsey Watters, OTR/L

    Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
    Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

    Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

    • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
    • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

    Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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