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Hemianopia, the Hidden Impairment following PCA Stroke: Functional Limitations, Assessment and Intervention- Mary Warren, PhD
Fall 2021 Education Series: Forward Thinking About Posterior Stroke – Part 3
Presented by Dr. Mary Warren, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
• Describe the functional limitations that persons with hemianopia experience.
• Identify the key behaviors that indicate that your client may have a hemianopia.
• Identify screening assessments to describe visual the field deficit and its effect on functional performance.
• Identify key intervention strategies that enable the client to compensate for the hemianopia in reading, writing, mobility and activities of daily living.
Tuesday, November 2nd 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mary Warren PhD, OT, SCLV, FAOTA is Associate Professor Emerita of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Warren developed the Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation at UAB and served as its program director and as Co-Director of the UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation before retiring in 2018. She continues to teach in the certificate program. Dr. Warren has lectured extensively on vision rehabilitation for persons with age-related eye disease, and vision impairment from adult acquired brain injury and is an internationally recognized authority in this area. Dr. Warren is the author of the Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (biVABA), co-editor of the textbook: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Low Vision and has contributed chapters to several rehabilitation textbooks including “Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction” and Ways of Living, Intervention Strategies to Enable Participation. In addition, Dr. Warren chaired the AOTA panel that developed specialty certification in low vision rehabilitation (SCLV). She was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2006 and received the Award of Merit from AOTA for her work in vision rehabilitation.
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Fall 2021 Education Series: Forward Thinking About Posterior Stroke
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