Is your child below grade level in reading, writing or even playing sports? It could be a sign of visual information processing dysfunction. A visualRead More
Does your child have any reading or learning difficulties? It could be a sign of a visual processing dysfunction.
Visual processing dysfunction (VPD) refers to a variety of vision issues that have nothing to do with .
Visual information processing allows the brain to understand and interpret what the eyes see. When processing is impaired, a child’s ability to excel in school, sports, and social situations could be affected. Even if a child has 20/20 vision, they may have difficulties processing visual information.
Does your child struggle in school and you’re not sure why? Up to 25 in every 100 children are affected by vision problems — that’sRead More
Research shows 25 percent of children have a significant vision problem that impacts their learning, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). Up to 80 percent of all learning comes through the visual pathways. There are 17 visual skills that are necessary to perform at school and the office, these are all critical for learning.Read More
Is your child not reaching their potential at school? Up to 80 percent of all learning comes through the eyes and visual pathways. Strong visual skills are critical for all aspects of learning. If there are problems with your child’s visual skills it could impact their ability to learn.Read More
Did you know that 80% of the information you learn comes through your vision? If your child struggles to read or keep up with theirRead More
Has your optometrist prescribed reading glasses for your child? When people think of reading glasses, they generally think of older adults with presbyopia. Reading glasses for children, typically referred to as ‘low plus’ lenses, are not prescribed for the same reason as they are for adults, but rather to support the focusing skills necessary for near vision activities.Read More
If your child struggles to read, they may have an undetected visual problem. Reading fluency and comprehension is dependent on the strength of the visual skills – specifically, binocular vision, saccades, accommodation, visual fixation, and convergence. A deficiency in any of these visual skills can result in reading difficulties, which can consequently impact a child’s ability to learn.Read More