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Vision After Occipital Lobectomy and Related Surgeries

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$55

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference, regarding brain surgeries which remove or disconnect one occipital lobe, increasingly being used to stop drug-resistant seizures in children.

This tutorial will provide an overview of these surgeries, address how their resulting vision implications impact a child in school and suggest instruction methods, accommodations, modifications, and compensatory mechanisms to help these children succeed in school.

Participants can earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits after completing and passing the assessment.

Learning Goals and Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify the recommendations for surgical evaluation for pediatric epilepsy
  • Identify leading drug-resistant brain conditions
  • Describe the impacts of surgeries which disconnect one occipital lobe
  • Describe the condition homonymous hemianopia
  • Suggest educational interventions for literacy and mobility

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Level:
Introductory
Length:
Approximately one hour
Credits:
1.5 Continuing Education
1.5 Professional Development
1.5 ACVREP
1.5 CTLE
Cost:
$55 - Earn Credits