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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Vision Therapy Private Practice Residency

Vision Therapy Private Practice Residency in Bethesda and Annapolis, Maryland:

Description of Program: The program emphasizes the diagnosis and treatment of
binocular vision and visual perceptual disorders. The resident will gain extensive
experience in Vision Therapy for Adults and Children, Vision Improvement Programs,
Pediatrics, Primary Care, Special Testing, Infants Vision, Head Trauma/Rehabilitation,
Children with Special Needs, Therapeutic Lenses, Contact Lenses and Low Vision. As
an employee of Appelbaum Eye Care Associates, PC, the resident will gain experience
working with visual perceptual deficits, developmental vision anomalies, general
binocular and eye movement skill deficiencies, complex Strabismus and Amblyopia as
well as patients with visual/vestibular disorders including sensory integration
dysfunction, sensory processing disorder, tactile defensiveness, apraxia, vertigo,
dizziness, balance, movement, attention, and coordination disorders.
Cases are provided and discussed to sharpen diagnostic and
treatment skills.

Educational Opportunities: Many clinical opportunities will be presented to the
resident by both the Behavioral Optometrists and Occupational Therapists at
Appelbaum Eye Care Assoc. on topics such as: Amblyopia and Strabismus,
Rehabilitative Optometry, Optometric Intervention in the Learning Disabled Population,
ADHD, Dyslexia, Autistic Spectrum, Behavioral Optometry, and combining Optometric
Vision Therapy with Occupational Therapy in the same office..

Comments from Past Residents:

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Appelbaum at and Cheryl E. Ervin, O.D., Director of Residencies at The Southern College of Optometry:

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