ADED Texas Chapter Meeting

TEXAS CHAPTER MEETING

 Tuesday, October 20th

6:00pm - 8:30pm (CST)

All attendees must register through the ADED event registration portal, click here. 

To qualify for ADED Contact hours, attendees must stay for the duration of the event, partial credit is not provided.

Open to ADED members and non members. 

Pricing: $10 for Members / $20 for Non-members.

Contact Hours:  This meeting has been approved for 2 ADED contact hours.  It is ADED’s policy not to award partial credits for a portion of attendance; partial credit is not provided. A session must be a minimum of 30 minutes for contact hour approval.

 

Agenda

6:00 - Welcome and Business Meeting 

6:30 - 8:30 - Program: Low Vision Exam and Visual Factors for Driving

8:30 - Conclude meeting

Location:

Live-Virtual.

Zoom link will be provided within the registration confirmation email.

Contact:

Amanda Frias, afrias@umhb.edu

(254) 718-7868

Seminar Abstract:

Texas allows residents with mild to moderate levels of central vision loss to use bioptic lens systems for visual assistance in the driving task. This discussion will revolve around the concept, use and common misconceptions oftentimes associated with driving with bioptics. 

Learning Objectives:

Learn the visual requirements for driving with low vision
Learn what a bioptic lens system is and how it is used for driving and the training required for using this system to drive. 

 

Confirmations/RefundsRegistration confirmation and payment receipts are e-mailed to the attendee. Cancellations for chapter meetings must be made in writing to the ADED Executive Office at least 5 days prior to the event for a full refund.  Cancellations within 5 days of the event are subject to a 15% handling fee. Refunds will not be issued for “no-shows.” Substitutions are accepted with a written notice provided that the replacement meets the same registration fee criteria. Partial refunds will not be granted. ADED reserves the right to cancel chapter meetings due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances at any time. All complaints relative to the content, instructor, facilities and registration procedures are to be directed to the ADED executive office: 200 1st Ave NW #505 Hickory NC 28601.

Laura Miller

MS, OTR/L, CDI, CDRS

Dr. Miller is a therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist who specializes in providing low vision services to those who are visually impaired and legally blind.  She enjoys working with patients of all ages in her private practice. 

 

She has been involved with many committees with the Texas Optometric Association and Central Texas Optometric Society.  She was awarded the Young Optometrist of the Year from the Texas Optometric Association.  She is also the consulting optometrist for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Workforce Commission.  She travels to several cities in Texas to provide low vision services.  Dr. Miller has spoken on numerous low vision issues including cortical visual impairment, visual field disorders and managing the low vision patient. She has also lectured on LASIK, dry eye, glaucoma and retinal disorders.  

 

In addition to her volunteer work with various organizations, Dr. Miller enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on the University of Texas.  In her spare time she enjoys biking, kayaking and reading and watching her husband coach soccer. 

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