This webinar addresses the development of vision in humans, with a focus on the relationship between visual development and general child development. The normal visual development period from preterm to maturity of the visual system is discussed. Atypical visual development and the impact of vision impairment on general development is also included.
- Preterm eye and vision development
- The eye at birth
- Key stages of visual development
- Atypical visual development
- Impact of vision impairment on general development
Please note that completing the Development of Vision contributes to 45 minutes of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 1.5.2, 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Sue has over 20 years experience as a paediatric orthoptist and in an academic role. She has taught widely in the areas of paediatric eye disease and vision surveillance and vision screening. She is currently the chief investigator on the project which is developing and implementing the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register.
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