Course 1 Detailed Summary

Intro: Does your student have ADD, Dyslexia or is it BVD?

This course provides educators a foundational understanding of Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) as well as a general understanding of the symptoms associated with BVD and how to help students that have BVD.

This course addresses the epidemic of Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD). The course includes defining BVD as well as defining types of BVD, including, but not limited to vertical phoria, convergence insufficiency, divergence excess, accommodative insufficiency, and refractive amblyopia. Additionally, educators will be made aware of the causes and effects associated with BVD. Most important to educators and the school system as a whole, this course will teach those who attend how BVD effects students and the classroom in general.

This course will also instruct educators on how common BVD is, how students can get help with BVD, and how educators can provide help to their students that may have BVD. Along with education on BVD, educators will be informed of the ways that dyslexia and ADD relate to BVD. Overall, this course provides much needed awareness to educators of what BVD is and how it effects their students.

This course will be taught using PowerPoint-enhanced instruction, notes pages, articles that will be reviewed amongst participants, and discussion amongst participants pertaining to Binocular Vision Dysfunction and its effects on students. This course makes use of direct instruction, reflective learning, and collaborative learning as educators are informed of BVD and engage in open discussion regarding this phenomena.

            Learn how to recognize BVD in the classroom and get students help.
            This course provides the following credits:

  2 Hours Credit
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