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Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits free pdf Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide For Occupational Therapists, Second Edition is a unique and comprehensive collaboration from optometrists, occupational therapists, and low vision rehabilitation specialists designed to increase the understanding of vision. This thoroughly updated edition is an innovative resource, enabling occupational therapists to appreciate the various effects vision problems can have on the practice of occupational therapy, as well as to manage patients with vision disorders more effectively. This well-organized text is the only text for occupational therapists that covers all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of vision deficits. Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide For Occupational Therapists, Second Edition discusses the details of vision therapy for eye movement and visual perceptual deficits. OT management of vision problems specific to autism, acquired brain injury patients, learning disabled children, developmentally delayed, multiply impaired children, and low vision patients are just a few of the topics covered inside this comprehensive resource. Also included in this essential learning tool are three new chapters that will allow occupational therapists to expand their knowledge base in the area low vision rehabilitation, making this text a perfect addition to every occupational therapist's bookshelf.

About M Scheiman

"Mitchell Scheiman, OD, FCOVD, FAAO," is a nationally known optometric educator, lecturer, author, and private practitioner. He graduated from the New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA, in 1975 and completed a residency in vision therapy at the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1976. He has specialized in vision therapy for the past 35 years. Dr. Scheiman is currently director of Pediatric and Binocular Vision Programs at The Eye Institute and professor of optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He has written three books for optometrists, covering the topics of binocular vision and vision therapy, pediatric optometry, and learning-related vision problems, and he has published more than 140 articles in the professional literature. He is a Diplomate in Binocular Vision and Perception and a Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Dr. Scheiman maintains a private practice in the Philadelphia suburbs where he specializes in vision therapy. Dr. Scheiman has a long and close relationship with occupational therapists. He is the founder of Vision Education Seminars, a company that develops and provides continuing education programs about vision to occupational therapists. In the past 15 years he has lectured to more than 7000 occupational therapists. He co-manages patients with occupational and physical therapists in his practice, and his wife, Maxine Scheiman, has been an occupational therapist for more than 20 years."

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Author : M Scheiman
Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
Data Published : 01 January 2011
ISBN : 1556429371
EAN : 9781556429378
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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