Originally developed for sports vision training of athletes, the Dynavision D2™ has proven effective for use in clinical rehabilitation for visual, cognitive and physical impairment after traumatic brain injury and stroke, driver rehabilitation, and concussion baseline testing and management. In this course, Jennifer Fortuna, MS, OTR/L demonstrates applications for the Dynavision D2™ commonly used by physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists working in clinical rehabilitation.
Clinical rehabilitation is provided by a diverse group of medical professionals each with their own unique body of knowledge, educational background and existing practice framework. As an interdisciplinary tool, the D2™ facilitates collaboration and provides objective reports to monitor progress across professions. Participants will learn about patient indications, administrators, co-treatment and collaboration. This course is essential for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists using the Dynavision D2™ in clinical rehabilitation.
Jennifer Fortuna, MS, OTR/L, is a licensed occupational therapist with over 15 years of experience working with children with learning differences and special needs. Jennifer develops educational materials and individualized protocols to promote health, safety and human performance. She facilitates regional and international trainings and workshops for practitioners working in clinical rehabilitation and high performance sports. Jennifer has a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Grand Valley State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Early Childhood Development. Jennifer is registered with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She also teaches in the OT Program at Western Michigan University.
This chapter will review the visual, cognitive and physical impairments common after traumatic brain injury and stroke. Participants will become familiar with available scientific research on the efficacy of the Dynavision D2™ in clinical rehabilitation.
This chapter reviews research literature evaluating the use of the Dynavision D2 in clinical settings.
In this chapter, participants will learn Dynavision D2™ applications used by physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists to address impairment after traumatic brain injury and stroke. Areas addressed include visual, cognitive, and physical impairment; driver rehabilitation, and concussion management.
In this chapter, participants will learn the benefits and barriers to working with an interdisciplinary team. Participants will also learn how to use of the Dynavision D2™ to supplement existing treatment goals and objectives.