Vision TherapyVision therapy can help provide those who suffer from visual impairments with training strategies and education on how to maintain their level of independence in everyday life.
DEDICATED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EXPERTS
The occupational therapists can provide training and education on environmental modifications, adaptive devices and assistive technology to enable full participation in their community.
The role of the occupational therapist is to collaborate with the patient to resume daily function to adapt or overcome visual loss. Common diagnoses which may impact the visual system include: brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, various diseases, and aging.
The Bioness Integrative Therapy System (BITs®) is an interactive touchscreen with diverse program options to challenge patients with neurological disorders.
The BITs® can assist with rehabilitating skills in the following areas: visuomotor coordination, hemianopsia, visual and auditory processing, reaction time, visuospatial perception, cognitive skills and endurance. It consists of 24 unique programs and four standardized assessments.
- Use lower quadrant loading to make patients more aware of potential tripping hazards
- Oculomotor tracking and speed training
- Hand-Object-Eye coordination activities
- Training on scanning strategies for visual field cuts
- Physicians order for “OT evaluate and treat”
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