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Visual Fields with Luisa Mayer

It can be difficult to complete a Functional Vision Assessment (FVA) or Learning Media Assessment (LMA) on children who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.  This webcast featuring Dr. Luisa Mayer offers strategies for assessing field loss in individuals who are visually impaired with additional disabilities, and the developmental implications of a visual field loss. She also talks about how to interpret assessment results. Dr. Mayer is an internationally known specialist in visual field/functional vision testing.

The chapters in this webcast are: 1 — Introduction, 2 — Mapping the Visual Field with Perimetry, 3 — Visual Field Testing for Children, 4 — Visual Field Abnormalities and the Visual Pathway, 5 — Interpreting the Goldmann Kinetic Perimetry Results, 6 — Interpreting Automatic Static Perimetry Results, 7 — Developmental Implications of Visual Field Loss.

A full transcript is included.

Posted on January 30, 2013
Updated on: February 8, 2018