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VT A to Z Therapist and Doctor Training

On October 2nd, our team was in Staten Island at Ilana Gelfand-Polnariev’s office giving a Vision Therapy A-Z workshop for therapists & doctors. We held another VT A-Z workshop on the 16th in our Southport office.

Concepts in Behavioral/ Neural Optometry – Lecture by Dr Randy Schulman

As part of Collaboration Cures 2021, AAPMD and AAOSH are coming together to create an experience not possible online or on Zoom – a live, in-person conference bringing you the latest in dentistry, medicine, physical therapy, speech language pathology, myofunctional therapy and more!

Live and In-Person Atlanta, GA — September 23-26

The demand for services which Collaboration Cures practitioners offer is more important now than ever! Patients will seek care to identify and treat the reversible causes of chronic disease and poor performance. Some highlights include:

  • Alan Alda Communication Workshop
  • Testing Lab Area
  • Seven Keynote Speakers
  • Multiple Full and Half Day Workshops
  • Twenty Breakout Sessions
  • Complimentary Opening Reception, Lunches and Networking
  • The Breathe Outlook Workshop – Learn & Participate in Multi-center Research

Dr. Schulman will be giving a lecture on Concepts in Behavioral/ Neural Optometry on Saturday, September 25, 2021

COVID-19 in 2021 – An OEPF Webinar by Dr Randy Schulman

A Review of COVID-19’s Impact on Vision and Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Considerations

COVID-19 in 2021


Course Description

  • COVID-19
  • Timeline
  • First sign of COVID infection
  • Emerging signs of COVID
  • Vision Conditions in COVID
  • COVID VIsion Cases
  • Vaccines
  • Vaccine Complications
  • Case Reports
  • Treatment considerations
  • Nutritional recommendations

A Review of COVID-19’s Impact on Vision and Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Considerations

Dr Schulman presented an online/remote lecture with accurate, researched information on vision and COVID as well as COVID vaccinations, and best practices for preventing infection.

Date and time

Wed, September 8, 2021

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST


If you want to discover ways to improve your visual comfort through natural, integrative eye care that you can do at the comfort of your home, we encourage you to consider this fascinating webinar from one of our friends, Dr. Marc Grossman.

You can register on the website below for a Free Intro class on Thursday, October 14, 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET

Tired Eyes And What We Can Do About It


  • The 5 “B’s” of eye healthcare, that can be practiced anytime, anywhere to rejuvenate your eyes
  • Simple breathing techniques to bathe the eyes with oxygen
  • Gentle yoga stretches and simple movements that relax your neck and shoulders allowing more circulation to your brain and eyes
  • Chinese eye massage using powerful acupressure points
  • Exercises to develop convergence — the ability of both eyes to look at the same point
  • Exercises to develop accommodation — the ability to change focus from one point to another
  • And others

Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for 90 days.

A Multisensory Approach to Your Favorite VT Activities at iHeartVT

Learn how a better understanding of multisensory systems provides the practitioner with a strong model for success in the therapy room. Specific vision therapy procedures will be discussed from a multisensory model and practitioners will learn how to simplify and load activities accordingly.

March 26th at 6pm ET

Multisensory Model Neurological Implications for Improved Optometric Success and Treatment

COPE approved # 71021-NO and 71022-NO

Instructors: Celia Hinrichs, OD and Randy Schulman OD

We live in a highly sensory world in which we are continually bombarded with information from each of our different senses. Although optometry has attempted to isolate visual skills for diagnosis and treatment, the latest research indicates that we learn more effectively with multisensory integration mechanisms that support intersensory interaction. Now we have the tools to communicate effectively and create true success with all patients.

With a better understanding of the pathways and the different systems engaged, we are more efficient and effective in treatment. By looking at proprioceptive, vestibular, touch, balance, interoceptive, auditory, visual, and cognitive pathways, function, and integration, we can utilize this information in both the examination and in treatment. The clinician utilizes a multisensory approach as part of the examination, decision -aking process, and in treatment, approaches to optimize a patient’s potential, attention and automaticity.

In this course, we will demonstrate the impact of a multisensory approach with a better understanding of the neurological underpinnings. We have developed a checklist to allow the optometrist to use this information in the examination and treatment. Techniques in the evaluation, vision therapy procedures and cases will be reviewed so that the optometrist can implement this information immediately.