Pathways to Low Vision Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

This course is free for TNOTA members.

Pathways to Low Vision Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Tuesday, August 10
5:30 pm (CDT) | 6:30 PM (EDT)
$20 | 1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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Drawing on nearly two decades of experience in low vision rehabilitation, Dr. Weisser-Pike will explain the role of OT in the care of people with low vision and how to get involved in this exciting area of practice.

Presented by: Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, FAOTA
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Learning objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Distinguish low vision rehabilitation from other fields of visual rehabilitation
  • Differentiate between the role of OT and that of other professionals who provide rehabilitation services to people with visual impairments
  • Compare and contrast two certifications in low vision available to OT practitioners
Instructor bio
Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, FAOTA
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Orli Weisser-Pike is an assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She has over twenty years of clinical experience in a wide variety of settings and has for the past 17 years specialized in treating people disabled by vision loss. In 2013 she received the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Recognition of Achievement Award for Leadership and Advancement in Low Vision and the AOTA Jeanette Bair Writer's Award. She was inducted into the AOTA Roster of Fellows in 2019 for leadership in low vision practice, education, and scholarship. Orli was an item writer and co-chair of the Subject Matter Expert Committee in Low Vision Therapy of the Academy for Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) between 2010-2020 and served on the ACVREP Board of Directors from 2017-2020. In addition to teaching, she continues to provide patient care through LeBonheur Pediatric Ophthalmology and the UTHSC Faculty Practice.


Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Attend the live webinar for the full duration
  • Complete the Attendance Attestation exam with a 100% score
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at info@aspireot.us within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.