This interactive and fun-filled workshop is designed to help participants get started in transforming their office into a cohesive visionary team. Patient care coordinators, receptionists, bookkeepers, optometrists, technicians, vision therapists, opticians and office managers and are ALL encouraged to come learn, and experience, this fun and effective approach. Whether the practice is small or large, just opened or has been around for decades, participants are invited to come explore, develop and enhance the skills and passion that their team already possesses. In this one and a half day track, participants will discover strategies, concepts and insights for building a visionary team equipped to help end the senseless struggle of those with visually related learning problems, acquired brain injuries, developmental visual challenges, autism, strabismus and amblyopia. This track will include special breakout sessions to provide the opportunity for immediate application of the concepts learned. There is much work to be done to make a difference in each community, so come play with us!
- Help participants get started in transforming your office into a cohesive visionary team
- Explore, develop and enhance the skills and passion that your team already possesses
- Discover strategies, concepts and insights for building a visionary team equipped to help end the senseless struggle of vision problems
- Breakout sessions to provide the opportunity for immediate application of the concepts learned.
About Dr. Nancy Torgerson
Dr. Nancy Torgerson's passion is to end the struggle of those that have learning related vision problems. Her practice, Alderwood Vision Therapy Center (AVTC) is located in the greater Seattle area and celebrated its 26th anniversary this year. AVTC strives to live up to its motto: "transforming lives through vision." Her office's team of vision therapists, patient care coordinators, and doctors love the challenges that come with treating children and adults with learning related vision problems and special needs. She has given numerous lectures and seminars on topics ranging from sports vision, to vision and learning, to acquired brain injury.
Dr. Torgerson is a graduate of Pacific University's College of Optometry and is a Fellow and past president of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She has been the chairman of the Washington State Board of Optometry and the Optometric Extension Program's National Chairman of Regional Clinical Seminars. She has received numerous awards for her work, including COVD's Presidents Award, Outstanding Young Woman in America Award, and the 2009 G.N. Getman Award.']