VISION THERAPY ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION

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In order to conduct a Vision Therapy assessment, a child health history form and medical eye history form must be completed. An appointment can then be scheduled with the specializing optometrist when he/she is at CEIMC. The consultation will evaluate eye teaming, eye focusing, visual suppressions, depth perception, visual attention, eye health, refractive conditions, binocular visual skills, all occulomotor skills, and visual self-stimulating behavior. A treatment protocol and recommendations will then be provided if your child needs Vision Therapy.

Vision Therapy will be conducted by a qualified Occupational Therapist. Vision Therapy sessions will be conducted over a 30 minute period at CEIMC. Sessions will consist of a vestibular warm up activity followed by specific vision exercises based on your child’s vision assessment.

Vision Therapy requires a reassessment every six months to monitor progress and update treatment protocols.

The CEIMC Vision Therapy Department offers thirty minute vision therapy screenings if you are unsure if your child needs a full comprehensive vision therapy assessment. The Vision Therapy screenings are completed by a qualified Occupational Therapist.

The type of treatment protocol after a Vision Therapy assessment can be the following:

  • Treatment glasses with or without prisms.
  • Vision Therapy administrated by a qualified Occupational Therapist and supervised by a vision rehabilitation specialist.
  • Additional supplements.
  • Astronaut Therapy administrated by a qualified Occupational Therapist.
  • Computer Based Therapy via Internet and/or Occupational Therapy guided by a vision rehabilitation specialist.
  • I-Pad Occulo-motor Therapy Program.
  • A combination of all of the above (which is usually the case).

 

For inquiries and appointments please contact us on 04 4233667