Case #6
  • Born 1986, student at Perkins, rarely seen at our clinic. Followed by a Pedi Ophthal.
  • Case is still unresolved
    • Longstanding presumed ocular diagnosis: "probable optic atrophy from neonatal asphyxia"
    • Most recently (late ’04) noted: "I think there is a retinal degeneration here because of the combination of pale discs, attenuated retinal blood vessels, and mottling of the retinal pigment epithelium"
  • Deaf, spastic quadriplegia
  • Implications
    • Speech/communication
      • 2 x 2 Mayer- Johnson Symbols (50 to 100 symbol vocabulary)
      • Acuity (late 04) OD: 20/130, OS: 20/63, OU: 20/63 Teller acuity cards at 55cm
    • Mobility
      • Visual
    • Planning Transition?
  • Eval being set up for ERG at Children’s