Course duration & style:
½ day online teaching

Module aims:
This course will introduce the skills and techniques used in a functional assessment of distance viewing, introducing distance telescopes and monoculars and the structured training programmes necessary to enable a person with low vision to get the maximum use out of a distance LVA device.


Module objectives:
At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate how to assess for and introduce a distance monocular or binocular
  • Demonstrate how to provide a structured training programme in the use of distance monoculars and binoculars
  • Identify the process and explain what is involved in integrating distance monoculars and binoculars with other forms of vision enhancement strategies


Module information:
This course is designed for rehabilitation officers/workers, mobility officers and staff who are directly involved in orientation and mobility training and those who provide assessment and rehab services for people with a visual impairment. Professional staff will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge to provide support for distance and outdoor vision tasks and needs.

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