Meeting The Eyecare Needs Of People With Learning Disabilities: Clinical and practical considerations
Lisa Donaldson BSC(Hons) MCOptom
Ned Saunders BSc(Hons) FBDO D-14986
We will be providing suggestions for adaptions- both clinical and practical- to best support adults and children with a learning disability. This will include case scenario discussions on successfully communicating adverse findings to patients and their carers.
Strategies for adapting your clinical routine for a patient with a learning disability
Improving communication strategies for successful testing- An overview of the communication methods which may be used by people with a learning disability (including learning some basic Makaton).
Improving communication of your clinical findings- enabling patients and carers to understand and use their vision to full potential and to access further support when needed
General understanding of new accessible information standards 2016