ICO Optometric Extension Program Foundation - OEP

The Optometric Extension Program Foundation is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of the discipline of optometry. ICO Chapter.

Operating as usual

A few photos from our last event. Thank you to all that attended!

Join us next Wednesday in room 1202 for an exciting event about how vision therapy can change lives!

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Looking for some summer reading? How about learning about sports vision therapy. Here is a short intro and if you're interested check out some of the great articles in "Optometry and Visual performance"

http://www.ovpjournal.org/uploads/2/3/8/9/23898265/vt_taub.pdf

http://www.ovpjournal.org/ovp---volume-4---issue-3.html

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JBO - Volume 23 - Issue 5 & 6 | Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Need a break from studying? Check out some of these cool articles in the Journal of Behavioral Optometry!

http://oepf.org/journal/jbo-volume-23-issue-5-6

oepf.org Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2013-05-23 20:05 Year: 2013 Volume: 23 Issue: 5 Author Title PDF Peter Blythe, PhDSally Goddard Blythe, MSc Viewpoint: Correcting Clinical Facts- Abnormal Primitive Reflexes in Behavioural Optometry and Vision Therapy Download Fabrizio Bonci, Dip Optom (ITA), BSc Op...

Interested in getting more involved in OEP? Now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 executive board positions. Please email [email protected] for more information

LAST DAY for the poster sale is tomorrow!

Come find us in the foyer (outside room 1201) for any of your postcards, posters and prints needs.

We'll be there from 1-2pm. Don't miss out!

Students! We've got a great travel grant opportunity for you for our 75th Anniversary Mid Atlantic Congress of Optometry! Student registration is already free, so this grant will help you get to Pittsburgh! Program details here: http://bit.ly/MAOC2015
Submit your essay by Sept 15th for a chance to receive a $300 travel grant to this amazing conference featuring new research from international speaker, Jan Richard Bruenech of Norway!

Students! We've got a great travel grant opportunity for you for our 75th Anniversary Mid Atlantic Congress of Optometry! Student registration is already free, so this grant will help you get to Pittsburgh! Program details here: http://bit.ly/MAOC2015

Submit your essay by Sept 15th for a chance to receive a $300 travel grant to this amazing conference featuring new research from international speaker, Jan Richard Bruenech of Norway!

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Optometry & Visual Performance, Vol3, Iss1

The new Optometry & Visual Performance is out!!! Check it out!

viewer.zmags.com Optometry & Visual Performance, Vol3, Iss1

Support behavioral optometry and all the OEP Foundation does through Amazon Smile! OEP is a registered, participating "Amazon Smile" non profit. Every purchase you make on Amazon can help support the profession. Use this link (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/73-0664688) when shopping on Amazon to have portions of your purchases donated directly to OEP! It's simple!

Please support the OEP Foundation through Amazon Smile! OEP is a registered, participating "Amazon Smile" non profit. Every purchase you make on Amazon can help support the profession. Use this link (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/73-0664688) when shopping on Amazon to have portions of your purchases donated directly to OEP! It's simple!

A big thank you to everyone who came out to learn a bit from Dr. Hohendorf last night! A huge thank you to Optometric Extension Program Foundation, Good-Lite Company, Hoya for helping sponsor this event!

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OEP Event Sign Ups

Reminder:

Two great OPTOMETRISTS CHANGE LIVES events are coming up soon, please sign up by this Friday (2/27) at noon to ensure we have enough food/ freebies. These events are open to everyone, please consider coming out if you're interested in behavioral optometry/vision therapy!

Monday, March 2nd at 7:30PM in room 1202:
Dr. Robert Hohendorf, OD from the Vision & Sensory Center in Wyoming, MI will speak at ICO about starting and running a VT practice.
Dr. Hohendorf is a '75 ICO grad who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He also teaches post-graduate vision therapy courses for OEP around the world! In addition, he consults and examines acquired brain injury patients at West Michigan's largest hospital, Spectrum Health System.

Thursday, March 5th at 6PM in room 1202:
Skype with Jillian and Robin Benoit, the authors of Jillian's Story from ICO. Jillian was diagnosed with amblyopia at age 5. She and her mom were amazed by Jillian's life-changing success with VT and decided to spread the word by writing a book. Recently, they released a second book, Dear Jillian, revealing the benefits of VT for many patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, learning problems and more!

**Admission is free for all students/residents/faculty.
Food will be provided at both events. It is free for OEP @ ICO members or $5/event for non-members.

Sign up for both events now! http://goo.gl/forms/ZJX8A07L2R

docs.google.com Two events are coming up soon, please sign up ASAP. These events are open to everyone, please consider coming out if you're interested in behavioral optometry/vision therapy!

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OEP Event Sign Ups

Two events are coming up soon, please sign up ASAP. These events are open to everyone, please consider coming out if you're interested in behavioral optometry/vision therapy!

Monday, March 2nd at 7:30PM:
Dr. Robert Hohendorf, OD from the Vision & Sensory Center in Wyoming, MI will speak at ICO in room 1202 on "Vision Therapy Practice Development".

Thursday, March 5th at 6PM:
Skype event with Jillian and Robin Benoit, the authors of Jillian's Story. Jillian and her mom were amazed by Jillian's life-changing success with VT and decided to spread the word. Recently, they released a second book revealing the benefits of VT for many patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, learning problems and more!

**Admission is free for all students/residents/faculty.

Food will be provided at both events. It is free for OEP @ ICO members or $5/event for non-members.

Sign up for both events now! http://goo.gl/forms/ZJX8A07L2R

docs.google.com Two events are coming up soon, please sign up ASAP. These events are open to everyone, please consider coming out if you're interested in behavioral optometry/vision therapy!

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OEP Great Lakes Optometric Conference Sign Up

Hey All! Can you believe this winter quarter is already coming to an end?

I wanted to invite all students to register to attend the OEPF 78th Great Lakes Optometric Congress taking place Sunday and Monday, March 1-2, 2015.

TOPIC: Lenses, Learning & Syntonics
SPEAKERS: Marisa Kruger, OD , Brenda Montecalvo, OD and Peg Johnson, CMT
WHEN: Sunday March 1, 2015 (9AM-10PM) and Monday March 2, 2015 (8AM-3PM)
COST: FREE for students!

To register, simply fill out this form by Friday February 13th, we will also be organizing rides for everyone.

This is a great opportunity to attend a small meeting close to school. Join to learn more about behavioral optometry and network! As a student you have the wonderful opportunity to attend any of the sessions, FREE. See the attached pamphlet for details.

Save these dates for early Spring Quarter!

Monday, March 2nd at 7:30PM:
Dr. Richard Hohendorf, OD from the Vision & Sensory Center in Wyoming, MI will speak at ICO. Food provided. Free for OEP @ ICO members and $5 for non-members

Thursday, March 5th at 6PM:
Skype event with Jillian and Robin Benoit, the authors of Jillian's Story. Jillian and her mom were amazed by Jillian's life-changing success with VT and decided to spread the word. Recently, they released a second book revealing the benefits of VT for stroke, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, learning problems and more! Food provided. Free for OEP @ ICO members and $5 for non-members.

Stay Strong this Week!

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Register as an OEP Student Member

To enroll in your complimentary OEP student registration: fill out this brief form.
To join OEP at ICO: sign your class list later this week ($5 club fee gets you free admission to all OEP at ICO events)

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