Vision Impairment 101 – Development of Vision

This webinar will introduce you to the development of vision in humans including preterm and post birth development. Visual behaviours that are exhibited by babies and young children which indicate typical and atypical visual development will be presented.

Details

  • Wednesday, 30 December, 2020 - Friday, 30 December, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code:   CPE20VIP-DEV

Course Information

This webinar will introduce you to the development of vision in humans including preterm and post birth development. Visual behaviours that are exhibited by babies and young children which indicate typical and atypical visual development will be presented.

Outcomes met by completion of the webinar

By the end of this webinar you will have foundational knowledge about how the human visual system develops including the critical periods, and if early intervention doesn’t occur, the potential impact that vision impairment can have on all of the child’s developing systems.

Presenter

  • Sue Silveira
    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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Description:

These are accessible and convenient to be viewed at any time. These sessions are presented by local staff at RIDBC, as well as national and international experts. If a course or webinar is accredited through either The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), formerly known as BOSTES, AG Bell or Audiology Australia, it will be indicated within the description of the webinar. If you are unsure and would like further information regarding accreditation, please contact Carla Silveira, Events and Administration Coordinator (carla.silveira@ridbc.org.au).

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