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At the center of its national "August is Children's Vision and Learning Month" public awareness campaign, COVD urges parents, teachers, and all other decision-makers involved in the health and welfare of children to learn more about how vision impacts children's ability to learn.
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Happ, CAE, COVD Executive Director, 1-888-268-3770, phapp@covd.
28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-nine optometrists completed the certification process and were inducted as Board Certified Fellows (FCOVD) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and two optometrists were inducted as Board Certified Academic Fellows of COVD (FCOVD-A) at the COVD 40th Annual Meeting, October 16, 2010 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
To obtain board certification in vision development and therapy, optometrists must complete a guided study program involving submission of written responses to a series of questions relating to clinical diagnosis, treatment and patient management, and three detailed case reports for evaluation by the COVD International Examination and Certification Board (IECB).
In addition, twenty-five optometric vision therapists completed the COVD certification process at this year's Annual Meeting and were inducted as Certified Optometric Vision Therapists (COVT).
Each initiative will be helmed by one or, in some cases, two COVD Board members.
Fortenbacher leads COVD's Board of Directors, all Board and organizational initiatives and meetings, policy development and adherence, and serves as an ex-officio member of all COVD committees and task forces.