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Colorado COVD Study Group

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Study Group Outline:

 

 

Date

Source Materials

Discussion Topics

August 18, 2013

AOA Clinical Practice Guidelines:

Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination

  1. Basis for Visual Development Prenatal Through Infancy
  2. Developmental Aspect of Child Vision
  3. Exam for Infants & Young Children
  4. Infant Visual Development
  5. Significance of Developmental Milestones
  6. Visual Perception & Cognitive Development
  7. Why Motor Development is Important
Growth and Development of the Visual System

  1. Infant vision (normal and abnormal ranges of refractive status in infant, toddler, and preschool populations)
  2. Acuity / Binocularity / Stereopsis / Accommodation
  3. Neurological / Cognitive / Behavioral
  4. Developmental milestones
  5. Piaget stages of development

Neurological / Psychological

a ambient / focal systems.

b. Parvo cellular / Magno cellular function

c. Perceptual Style (central, peripheral)

d. Impact of colored filters

e. Attention

 

 

Date

Source Materials

Discussion Topics

August 18, 2013

Vision: Its Development In Infant & Child

by Arnold Gesell, MD, Frances L. Ilg, MD and Glenna E. Bullis

#OEPAG92-X

 

Thinking Goes to School: Piaget’s Theory in Practice

By Hans G. Furth and Harry Wachs #XHW100

Growth and Development of the Visual System

  • Body schema, laterality, directionality
  • Visual inter-sensory integration (visual motor, visual auditory, visual vestibular)
  • Visual thinking (visualization, visual imagery)
  • Perceptual style (reflective versus impulsive, central versus peripheral)

 

*This is taken directly from the study guide materials available at covd.org. Please refer to Candidate guides for the full list of recommended study topics and suggested reading material.

https://covd.org/Home/Members/Certification/tabid/164/Default.aspx