Course duration & style:
Hybrid - online & distance learning with 1 day classroom & practical
The aim of this two day course is to equip practitioners with the knowledge and understanding to deal with central vision loss along with equipment and strategies to aid those with central vision loss to use their existing sight.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
This course is a mix of theory, practice and experiential exercises aimed at equipping rehab workers, low vision therapists and any relevant professional who works with people with central vision loss. The content of this course will examine the background and theory of eccentric fixation, the assessment tools available to you and how to use them, identifying a ‘best point of vision’ and teaching a person with central vision loss how to use their vision, working on both near and distance based tasks. Practical exercise built into the course programme will allow delegates to hone their skills and competencies to a higher level.