A Deeper Look Into Visual Skills Through a Telehealth Lens

3 modules


Course Length
1 hour

Continuing Education Department




In this self-paced course, occupational therapists will review visual skills and the impact deficits in these areas have on education. They will consider the role of the OT in evaluating and treatment planning for students with visual skill deficits. Interventions and accommodations will be discussed, and OTs will be asked to apply knowledge gained in this course to their practice through knowledge checks, matching, and reflection activities.

Instructor: Julie Jones

Julie Jones, OTD, MOTR/L, BCP

Julie Jones is an Occupational Therapist who has practiced in the school setting for 17 years, with 5 years experience in higher education. She has presented both locally and nationally (AOTA).

  • Financial Disclosures: Julie Jones is an independent contractor with Presence.
  • Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial disclosures. 

Target Audience:  Occupational Therapists 

Education Level: Intermediate

Course Outline: 

  • Introductions and Disclosures  
  • Review of Key Concepts: Visual Skills and the Impact Deficits in those Areas Have on Education

  • Evidence that Supports the Role of the OT and Special Populations

  • Impact on School Function

  • Introduction to Visual Integrity, Visual Efficiency, Eye Movements

  • Evaluation/Assessment/Treatment planning

  • IEP Goals

  • Interventions 

  • Application to Practice

  • Conclusion (5 minutes)

Contact Hours: 1 hour 

Cancellation Policy: 

Continuing education courses are offered at no cost to contracted and employed Presence providers. In the event a course is canceled, the participants will have the option to attend a rescheduled event offered within 60 days of the canceled course.

Please note: Registered participants who register for live courses but do not attend or cancel with less than 24 hours notice may have future course registration restricted after three documented incidents.

Accessibility Policy: 

Our courses are intended to be accessible by addressing the needs of not only people with mobility impairments, but also those with sensory impairments (i.e., hearing, speech, vision), and emotional or learning disabilities. Available accommodations include but are not limited to Closed Captioning, color contrast, transcription of auditory and visual information, as well as adjustable font sizes. Please contact the Continuing Education team at ceteam@presencelearning.com to request additional accommodations.

Complaint Policy:

Any course concerns should be directed to Presence's Continuing Education team at ceteam@presencelearning.com within two weeks of course completion.

Completion Requirements: 

To earn a course certificate, participants are required to complete the course, pass a quiz with 80% accuracy, (3 attempts are allowed), and complete a course feedback survey.

Upon completion, your certificate will be available to download.



  • Learners will name three populations that commonly have vision deficits.
  • Learners will analyze two assessments that can be used when suspecting vision deficits.
  • Learners will apply two interventions to address an oculomotor deficit that can be used during a telehealth session in the school setting.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate A Deeper Look Into Visual Skills Through a Telehealth Lens

A Deeper Look Into Visual Skills Through a Telehealth Lens
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Course Assessment: A Deeper Look Into Visual Skills Through a Telehealth Lens Exam
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