Visual Areas You Can Work in Your Clinic
By Mary McMains Beck, OD, MEd, FCOVD
Visual Areas You Can Work in Your Clinic:
- Oculomotor – Pursuits and Saccades (Reading Fluency, Eye Contact, Tracking the Ball) – Want to smoothly cross the midline!
- Central-Peripheral Integration – (Attention, Balance and Body Control, Dual-Tasking, Processing Speed, Reading Fluency, Sports)
- Convergence – (Eye Contact, Stamina, Attention, Developing Spatial Skills and E-H Coordination)
- Accommodative-Convergence Integration – Near/Far Activities (Attention, Stamina, Copying, Balance)
- Visual-Motor Integration – (Writing, Eye-Hand Coordination, Reading, Reaction Time)
- Visual Perception – Especially Visual Discrimination, Visual Spatial Relations and Visual Figure-Ground (Processing Speed, Higher Order Thinking, Reaction Time, Reading, Reading the Field)
- Visual Memory – (Reading Comprehension, Test Taking, Remembering Plays)
- VOR – (Motion Sickness, Dizziness, Balance, Tracking, Attention, Fatigue)
Excerpt taken from Visual Vestibular Functional Integration Training Certification Course. Click here to learn more.