ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS:

Charles Shidlofsky, O.D., FCOVD  is a 1988 graduate of  Southern College of Optometry and has practiced for 30 years in the Plano, Texas (Dallas area) He is Adjunct Professor of Optometry at 4 colleges of Optometry and Residency Director-Neuro-Vision Associates of North Texas through Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Shidlofsky is Clinical Director for Special Olympics Texas and Consultant Optometrist and medical staff at Rehabilitation centers in the greater Dallas Ft Worth area.  He also is Team Vision Coach/Eye doctor: Dallas Stars (NHL), FC Dallas (MLS) and Allen Americans (ECHL).  He services as secretary-treasurer of NORA, is founder and vice president of the International Sports Vision Association, and 2nd VP of the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation.



Cathy Stern OD, FCOVD, FCSO, FNORA is a behavioral optometrist who treats visual processing challenges frequently experienced by patients with a history of brain injury, learning disability and special needs.  She is a current trustee of the College of Syntonic Optometry (CSO) and faculty for NORA Curriculum II. Previously she was faculty for the CSO Basic Course, the COVD Brain Injury course and physician mentor for MIT ReDx (Rethinking Engineering Design Execution for Digital Health). Her current interests include helping optometrists add myopia control and vision therapy to their practices. She also educates optometrists and other professionals about visual processing and how to prepare patients for better use of assistive technology. Dr. Stem presents courses in the USA and around the world about acquired brain injury, photosensitivity, vision and learning and special needsDr. Stern believes the eye and vision are key players in prevention, enhancement and rehabilitation for lifelong success. 



Randy Schulman, OD, FCOVD graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She graduated with her OD and Masters in Vision Science degrees from the SUNY, College of Optometry and is currently Adjunct Clinical Professor at the school. Dr. Schulman received her Fellowship in the COVD and is an Associate of the OEPF, the College of Syntonic Optometry and the NORA.   Dr. Schulman has lectured extensively on behavioral optometry topics such as vision in the classroom, vision and aging, visual difficulties in the developmentally delayed, and has lectured and/or published on vision and autism, lenses and prisms, Lyme disease, and brain injury. She has a 4 location full scope practice in Fairfield County, Connecticut where she specializes in behavioral optometry and vision therapy and vision rehabilitation, pediatrics, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, concussions and preventative, integrative and alternative vision care for all ages.