This course will cover how to assess the visual function of preschool patients. We will become familiar with age-appropriate testing including the Wachs Analysis of Cognitive Structures test to evaluate vision perception and eye-body coordination. We will learn about age-appropriate vision therapy procedures for preschool-aged patients (3-6 years old).
- 1. Learn about normal vision development in Preschoolers (ages 3-6) 2. Identify delayed visual skills development 3. Training on the Wachs Analysis of Cognitive Structures (WACS) assessment 4. Interpretation of the WACS General Movement Assessment 5. Interpretation of the WACS Object Construction Assessment 6. Interpretation of the WACS Identification of Objects Assessment 7. Interpretation of the WACS Graphic Design Assessment 8. Workshop on Age-appropriate Vision Therapy Procedures a. Visually-guided Motor b. Tracking c. Accommodation d. Binocularity e. Visual-Perceptual 9. Learn how to adapt common vision therapy activities to the appropriate level for this age group.