Vision therapy can help provide those who suffer from visual impairments with training strategies and education on how to maintain their level of independence in everyday life.
DEDICATED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EXPERTS
At Sage Outpatient, the licensed occupational therapists are recognized experts in assessment and treatment of individuals who have been diagnosed with hemianopsia, visual field cut, ocular motor dysfunction, low vision, visual inattention or neglect, visual motor disorder, and visual perceptual disorder.
The occupational therapists can provide training and education on environmental modifications, adaptive devices and assistive technology to enable full participation in their community.
The role of the occupational therapist is to collaborate with the patient to resume daily function to adapt or overcome visual loss. Common diagnoses which may impact the visual system include: brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, various diseases, and aging.
VISION THERAPY PROGRAM
The Bioness Integrative Therapy System (BITs®) is an interactive touchscreen with diverse program options to challenge patients with neurological disorders.
The BITs® can assist with rehabilitating skills in the following areas: visuomotor coordination, hemianopsia, visual and auditory processing, reaction time, visuospatial perception, cognitive skills and endurance. It consists of 24 unique programs and four standardized assessments.
- Use lower quadrant loading to make patients more aware of potential tripping hazards
- Oculomotor tracking and speed training
- Hand-Object-Eye coordination activities
- Training on scanning strategies for visual field cuts
- Physicians order for “OT evaluate and treat”
- Provide insurance information
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VISION THERAPY SPECIALISTS
OUR STAFF HAS PARTICIPATED IN CONTINUING EDUCATION IN-SERVICES AND TRAINING ON HOW TO INCORPORATE INTERACTIVE METRONOME INTO OUR THERAPY TREATMENT TO BEST FACILITATE IMPROVEMENT IN PROCESSING SPEED, ATTENTION, INITIATION, AND OVERALL NEURAL TIMING.
OUR TEAM HAS ALSO BEEN TRAINED ON THE USES OF THE BITS SYSTEM TO IMPROVE COGNITIVE ABILITY ESPECIALLY PROCESSING SPEED AND WORKING MEMORY.
OUR SKILLED SPEECH THERAPY TEAM HAS FURTHERED THEIR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT COGNITIVE REHABILITATION THROUGH CONTINUING EDUCATION ON RESTORATIVE THERAPY TECHNIQUES WITH THE BRAIN INJURY POPULATION AS WELL AS COMPENSATORY TECHNIQUES WITH INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY DEMENTIA.
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Qualified Specialists Dedicated to Your Care
Our team consists of many different professionals from several different disciplines. While they vary in what they treat and how they treat it, they all share one thing in common: commitment to your recovery.
Physicians, nurses, internal medical doctors, dieticians, physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists – our team is more than just a team; we’re a family.
So when you come to us for help, that’s exactly how we treat you: like family.
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