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More Patients Breakthrough Course
Here are reviews by past attendees about their experience of the
"This course totally changed how I discuss vision with parents, educators, and the general public. It is amazing how much better we are at letting a parent know that we understand the depth of their child's vision and learning struggles. We are better at engaging in discussions of the struggles both at school and at home, and in motivating parents to take the next step in treating the vision problem. Since taking this course we have had substantial growth in our practice with regular workshops being a central part of our community outreach. Thank you, Tom and Amee, for helping our practice reach its potential."
Robert Fox, O.D., FCOVD
"The More Patients Breakthrough Course
recalled many things I'd let drop out. Surprisingly it also gave me great
ideas that I can begin using tomorrow. I would recommend this course for
beginners and experienced VT practitioners alike." (he added the most
valuable thing: "Remembering to talk less and listen more."
--David Cook, O.D., FCOVD, GA
The most valuable thing:
"Empathy. Getting back to caring for helping the patient. The
over-riding experience for me was that of identifying with and empathy for the
patient and the family of the patient"
--W. C. Maples, O.D., FCOVD, MS
"Great structure, highly fluid presentation. I'm surprised how easily, quickly and thoroughly we covered SO much material. Again (the Lecoqs) arranged conditions to allow my staff and us to learn how to effectively communicate the message about the importance of vision in our lives. I'm excited for my staff to dive in on all the ideas we've generated."
"An empowered staff is priceless - when they know why we do the things we do (building people), and how to do it (the R.T.E.C.), they become very powerful people."
--Phil Bugaiski, O.D., FCOVD, Charlotte, NC
"Thomas and Amee, You have a wonderful
reputation in the developmental vision community. That said, you have
exceeded my high level of expectation. I was most pleased with the
excitement that my staff has for implementing the program so that we can help
more and more children and adults reach their true, God given potential."
--Ken Westcott, O.D., Chesapeake, VA
"The most valuable lessons learned are those that make one discover that you don't have learn all this on your own. The information given has been developed over years and is easily applied...it is enjoyable. There is no threatening and you can take it all and use it without hesitation. I feel I return to my roots, that I do optometry again."
--Julie Ryan, O.D., Irvine, CA
"The missing link to my optometric vision therapy knowledge. Now I not
only know how to perform therapy, I aso can effectively spread the word out to
my community so that children with these problems will be recognized and then
--Ron Poulin, O.D., NY
"Loved it; glad we came...initial contact is critical. Triggering emotions is the key to patient signup."
--Jennifer Kungle, O.D., Pasadena, MD
"I think this was a great overall
experience. It changes your way of thinking about your actions and how you
manage patients...I learned that you have to show people that vision is a
problem, not explain it. I'm sure I lose people with my talks."
--Lynn Lowell, O.D., Plano, TX
"This was a fantastic course for a new practitioner getting ready to start a therapy practice. The methods of communication presented are easy to implement and make sense. Role playing helped solidify what I learned. I highly recommend this course for any doctor who is considering starting a VT practice! It will give you the tools necessary to bring patients through your door."
--Christina Danley, O.D.
"This information consists of necessary wording and
demonstrations to have the public KNOW that vision underlies the learning
problem." The most valuable thing learned: "Involve workshop participants
rather than (do) a monologue."
--Henry Ettinger, O.D., NY, NY
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"It is all about helping kids. The talk is not to have participants understand everything, but to be aware. (The) impact goes on for a lifetime and how valuable is that."
--Chuck Balch, O.D., Charlotte, NC
"I would say that anyone in this profession 'needs' to have this course. I came on my first official day on the job, knowing nothing, and feel like I now know so much. And, I'm eager to begin doing what I have learned."
--Shelley Wood, VT Administrator to Marcus Myers, O.D., Muncy, PA
"As someone who has always wanted to understand things, I have sought to make patients understand the problem and how I can solve it. Although it comes from my heart and out of genuine care for helping others, (this approach) has left me ineffective as a doctor because it isn't what they understand that leads them to do what I recommend. This course has finally given me the way to let patients know how much I care, and (to) choose the right thing because they KNOW its the right thing. I can finally reach those I can help much more effectively, and impact many more lives than I thought possible. Thank you!"
--Heidi Wise, O.D., Lincoln, NE
"This is a master communications
course. You will develop the ability to talk to anyone about vision, and
(present) choices to make their vision--or their children's vision--so they can
live their best life. You will learn things about yourself that you may or
may not already know and get feedback on how to make it better."
--Dr. Participant, Irvine, CA
"Hearing Thomas and Amee go through
the parts of the course and hearing the use of language as a powerful way to
connect with people will help you rethink how you communicate with people more
effectively. You will receive hands-on help and learn to share with your
patients that which you want them to know most about what you offer."
--Steve Haleo, O.D., FCOVD, Charlotte, NC
"The great script and info of 'The Talk'...will make things so
much easier as I transition into a new clinic. This course has made me a
better doctor and will allow me to take better care of my patients--what a gift!
I have learned demos and tips that I will use everyday in seeing even my primary
--Ashley Schuelke-Reddell, O.D.
"I left this course with a much better understanding of how to run a successful VT practice. But much more important than that, I left this course with a much better understanding of the potential we have to change the life (and world) of one child, and another, and another. Much too often, we settle for surviving. At home, at work, with friends, with family. When instead, we have the potential to reach a level of thriving. And this course opened my eyes to that potential."
--Chad Danley, Administrator, marketing
"All of the material was presented
on a level that therapist, doctors and administrators could understand. I
liked talking about personal experiences, it made it real. I learned how
to connect up with people, 'R.T.E.C.' and how to help teachers recognize their
students visual stresses."
"As a student, I have learned a
tremendous amount of information that I would not have otherwise been exposed to
at school. This was a master class in effective in communication marketing
and patient management in which Thomas and Amee gave me the tools I need to be
successful at what I am passionate about." (A student rate is
--Tom Chwe, O.D. (an SCO student at the time of the course)
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