The Psychology of Vision Therapy at Home?

Have you ever thought about doing vision therapy at home?  If you have a child struggling with learning disabilities then you may have thought about attempting some sort of vision therapy at home, but perhaps you are not sure where to start. As a behavioural optometrist I can assure you that doing vision therapy at […]

Does At Home Vision Therapy Have to be So Boring?

At home vision therapy is a series of exercises designed to change a child’s visual system and improve their learning ability, from the comfort of your own home.   With vision being responsible for over 80% of the information a child absorbs in the classroom, it makes sense that at home vision therapy can help children […]

Can Home Vision Therapy Activities Help Learning Disabilities?

Vision therapy activities are becoming a popular way of helping children with learning disabilities.  The main problem with them is that they are prescribed by behavioural optometrists and are often very expensive (sometimes thousands of dollars).  They also often involve multiple and frequent trips to the optometrist to use sophisticated equipment.  Some simple activities are […]

Do Vision Therapy Activities Work?

Vision therapy activities are used by Behavioural Optometrists around the world to help children develop their visual skills.  The aim is not so much to perform certain tasks in an office, but rather to help the child with learning disabilities or visual dysfunction and to aid them as they learn and develop through their schooling. […]

Vision Therapy and the Learning Disability Association

Vision Therapy and the Learning Disability Association If you are looking for a learning disability association then there are many things to consider, especially if you are interested in vision therapy for your child with learning disabilities. Associations for parents of children with a learning disability exist in many countries around the world, yet with […]

Children Learning Disabilities and Vision Therapy

No One Talks About Children Learning Disabilities and Vision Therapy… Vision Therapy can be a very effective tool for treating children learning disabilities, and it remains one of the most practical and easy to implement therapies available to help learning disabilities worldwide. Helping children with learning disabilities is a controversial and often confusing task because […]

Learning Disabilities Worldwide: Counting the Cost

Learning Disabilities Worldwide Vision therapy is one of the most exciting areas of help for children with learning disabilities worldwide such as reading problems and dyslexia, but the cost involved can be prohibitive. Vision therapy is often hard to find, even in countries like the UK, USA or Australia.  If you live outside of those […]

Learning Disability Resources

Providing children with learning disabilities resources that actually make a difference in their development has been a passion of mine for over 20 years. Despite the fact that diagnosing learning disabilities is a very broad subject, not often agreed upon among professionals, the learning difficulties definition is far easier to tie down: The definition is […]

Learning Disability Resources: Statistics Or Solutions?

Children and Learning Disability Resources: Statistics or Solutions? If you are looking for learning disability resources, then you are not alone! It has been estimated that 30-50% of children in our schools have learning difficulties.  Exactly what form this takes can vary, and so estimates also vary accordingly, but the fact remains: A large proportion […]