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National ACBO Vision Conference 2011

he Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO) will run a series of seminars over the coming months to cater to all levels of interest and skills in the areas of behavioural vision care, neuro-rehabilitative optometry, binocular vision, vision therapy and even practice management advice for the behavioural practitioner.

The College’s annual premier conference is the National ACBO Vision Conference (NACBO). This year it will start on the day preceding ODMA in Sydney, enabling practitioners to meet their CPD requirements and hear the latest clinical information.

American optometrist Dr. Curt Baxstrom will present a range of lectures to interest all levels of experience. Dr. Baxstrom will discuss the brain behind the eyes from development, movement and learning perspectives.

He will also discuss vision’s role in reading and numeracy. To round off the seminar he will look at neuro rehabilitative optometry in regard to traumatic brain injury and stroke patients. Expect to leave the conference with lots of useful tips to use in your consulting room.

Dr. Baxstrom will discuss the brain behind the eyes from development, movement and learning perspectives

In October ACBO will present a level one seminar in NSW by Bev Roberts on basic vision therapy for the therapist or optometrist starting out in vision therapy. Then, in Queensland, a level two Vision Therapy seminar will specifically target the effective treatment of convergence insufficiency with Paul and Meredith Graham presenting.

The NACBO Vision Conference 2011 will be held on Thursday 4 August and Friday 5 August at the Citygate Central Sydney, Haymarket just down the road from where ODMA is being held at Darling Harbour.

Registration for ACBO members is AUD$495 and for non-members AUD$645. For information email David Evian: [email protected] or go to: acbo.org.au.