Northeast District

Counties: Ashtabula, Columbiana, Jefferson, Mahoning, Trumbull alt

District Chair:  Julie Mirabell, MS, OT/L

 


Upcoming Events

Please join us!

 

Our November program is entitled 'Vision Rehabilitation in the Therapy Department'.  This program will be held November 5 from 6-8p at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital Boardroom. The presenter, Patti Andrich, MA, OTR/L, COVT is a therapist, consultant and guest lecturer.  She is well known for her work in vision development, sensory integration, and her model of Neuro-Sensory Motor Maturity.

Topics for Monday's presentation include:

  • Defining vision
  • Basics of neurology of vision
  • Common vision deficits following CVA
  • Working with hemianopsia
  • When to refer for additional services
  • Working within your scope of practice
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Occlusion taping for double vision
  • Acute intervention
  • Safe compensatory strategies

Preregistration is NOT required.  This program is free for OOTA members and $20 for nonmembers.

Thanks,

Julie Mirabell