Two day course: Assessment and Management of Infants and Young Children with Severe Visual Impairment

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Date(s) - 06/07/2017 - 07/07/2017
All Day

33 Lecture Theatre


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Assessment and Management of Infants and Young Children with Severe Visual Impairment: Identifying risk and vulnerability and promoting optimal outcomes: July 6-7, 2017, London

Course aims

  • To increase understanding of the impact of severe visual impairment on early child development, and the consequent need for early intervention with parents
  • To present systematic approaches to the assessment of vision and development in the early years and consequent  provision of practical guidance
  • To highlight the benefits of multidisciplinary developmental monitoring throughout the early years in order to identify children who are showing particular developmental vulnerability
  • To learn about the research evidence base underpinning clinical practice with particular reference to the Optimum project
  • Who should attend
  • Paediatricians, Clinical and Educational Psychologists, Specialist Teachers for Visual Impairment and Educational Support staff, Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists or other professionals engaged in the field. Please note the conference is not intended for parents of visually impaired children

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