Vision Impairment 101 – Introduction to Vision and Vision Impairment

This webinar will introduce you to the visual process (or how we see), including the role of the eyes, visual pathway and brain. You will also be introduced to basic concepts related to vision impairment.

Details

  • Monday, 26 October, 2020 - Friday, 31 December, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code:   CPE21VIP

Course Information

This webinar will introduce you to the visual process (or how we see), including the role of the eyes, visual pathway and brain. You will also be introduced to basic concepts related to vision impairment.

By the end of this webinar you will have foundational knowledge about the role of key structures involved in vision, and the ways in which vision impairment impacts on a person’s everyday vision.

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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