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Practice team webinar: Meeting the eye care needs of children with special needs

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Interactive CPD points: 0.5

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Johnson & Johnson Vision logoThis four-part webinar series, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision, is designed with practitioners and the wider practice team in mind. Find out more about the next practice team webinars below.

Practice team webinar one - Meeting the eye care needs of children with special needs

The session will provide an overview of the high incidence of visual problems in children with special needs and tips to make the practice more accessible from a SeeAbility eye care champion with lived experience of learning disability.

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  • This webinar is approved for 0.5 interactive CPD points
  • To be eligible for the CPD points you need to attend for the duration of the session 

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  • The webinar will take place using Zoom
  • We recommend that you use a computer or tablet device to join this webinar

19:00 - 19:45

  • 0.5 points

    Meeting the eye care needs of children with special needs

    CPD ref no: C-101842

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Lisa Donaldson

lisadonaldsonLisa is an optometrist with a special interest in learning disability eye care. She has been part of SeeAbility’s award-winning special schools eye care service since its inception in 2013. Lisa was awarded the College of Optometrists Giles Van Colle Memorial Award for excellence in paediatric eye care research in 2019. She has many years’ experience in hospital and community practice and is a visiting lecturer at City, University of London.

 

Joanne Kennedy

Joanne KennedyJoanne has been a SeeAbility eye care champion for three years. She has been an active advocate for people with learning disabilities for many years, sharing her own lived experience of learning disability. In her role at SeeAbility, Joanne works to encourage people with learning disabilities to access eye care and to promote good eye care for people with learning disabilities to optical practices, optometrists and dispensing opticians.

CPD points: 0.5

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Learning outcome

  • Practitioners will be updated on how to make eye care provision more accessible for children with special needs

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Prices from: N/A Book or join now to attend this event Interactive CPD points approved: 0.5