WHAT IS SIODEC?
Founded in 2008, we are the International Society of Developmental and Behavioural Optometry, a non-profit making association made up of optometrists who work in accordance with the Behavioural philosophy dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of visual problems in children and adults and their relationship with the daily activities they perform.
Last courses offered in our training calendar
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Vision is a crucial and often overlooked component in all sports. This course will provide the attendees with a an overview of how vision affects sports performance, a logical and sequential behavioral optometric evaluation protocol, and demonstrations of key sports vision enhancement procedures. The course will also provide advice for how to analyze the optometric data and how to communicate the benefits of optometric care to the athlete, athletic trainers and coaches. COURSE OBJECTIVES: Attendees will learn: about the optimal Optometric vision evaluation/sports performance tests for athletes; how to relate/correlate the Optometric evaluation findings to on-field performance; how to most effectively communicate the testing results with athletes, coaches and trainers; Attendees will also be presented with a broad overview of how to organize a Sports Vision Enhancement program for the athlete and hands-on demonstrations of effective training procedures. SPEAKERS: Dr. Heddle, OD, is a 1998 graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry. He is currently in private practice providing vision therapy for all types of optometric conditions including related learning problems, strabismus, amblyopia, autism spectrum disorders, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, and sports vision. While at the Ridgefield Institute of Sports Vision, he was Director of Sports Vision Training and Team […]