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BIOS Specific Learning Difficulties SIG - Competency Training

  • 27 October 2015
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Seminar room D Chorley District Hospital Preston Rd, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1PP
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BIOS SLD Special Interest Group

Competency Training 2015

One day practical course

 27th October 2015


 Chorley District Hospital, Chorley

Lancs PR7 1PP


This course will enable Orthoptists to develop their understanding of practical  training techniques in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties and enable them to feel more confident in their assessment of patients with reading difficulties.

The day will cover the following
  • Dyslexia and vision
  • The assessment protocol
  • Modification of orthoptic assessment of near visual function
  • The rate of reading test
  • Use of coloured overlays
  • Colorimetry
Delegates should attend from 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Cost is £65 BIOS members and £105 non-members. This includes all lectures and lecture materials.

Accommodation is to be organised by the attendee. Please contact Dr Northway to discuss this option. mailto:N.northway@gcu.ac.uk

Usual BIOS terms and conditions apply, with cancellations only accepted up to two weeks before course starts. After that time, no refunds apply but you may send another suitably qualified person in your place.



British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom