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VT 5 Motor Training in OVT

Motor Training within Optometric Vision Therapy – OVT5  

28th – 30th January 2018

Trainer: Caroline Hurst

Venue: Conference Aston, Birmingham

Movement, the visual process and the development of processing and perceptual skills are intrinsically linked in a continuous, cyclical process of making a motor action, processing and understanding the sensory input from that motor action, then with vision modifying the next motor action.

This course will explore the development and learning of gross and fine motor skills together with primitive and postural reflex control of movements, and describe the impact of infantile reflexes upon visual process development. The infantile reflexes will be considered as part of the total visuo-motor development system, and the course will include the descriptions, actions and effects of primitive reflexes together with assessments and therapy activities to provide a methodical approach to testing and therapy activities.

More than half of the course is practical floor work in pairs. Attendees should wear comfortable, loose clothing for floor work, and bring a cushion.

Venue:            Conference Aston, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

Course fees: Inclusive of lunch, coffee / tea and course notes: Members £645; Non-Members                                         £745; Vision Therapists and Optometrists retaking the course £495.

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OVT5 Motor Training within Optometric Vision Therapy

Date and venue TBC

Course Tutor: Caroline Hurst BSc, FCOptom, FBABO

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