An Introduction to Functional Vision- ChildVision

Workshop: An Introduction to Functional Vision
Tuesday 19th November 2019, 11am to 1pm, The Conference Centre
ChildVision, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin D09 WK0H

This two hour workshop will include an explanation of the key concepts and ideas and an opportunity to test
out the ideas presented in practice exercises. Dr Olga Overbury will cover the following components
• distinguishing between visual function and functional vision
• evaluating functional vision by interview
• evaluating functional vision by observation
• evaluating functional vision by testing
• reporting on functional vision
Dr. Overbury received her doctorate in Experimental Psychology from Concordia University and completed a doctoral internship in the
Ophthalmology Department at McGill University. After her graduate studies, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Western Blind
Rehabilitation Centre of the Veterans Affairs Department in Palo Alto, California. She is currently a full professor at the School of Optometry,
University of Montreal, where she is also Chair of the Graduate Programs, including the program in Vision Impairment and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Overbury is President of the International Society for Low Vision Research & Rehabilitation.
For further infoplease call ChildVision on 01 8373635 or email info@childvision.ie.
Cost: €30 per person Booking via www.eventbrite.ie