Special Needs

Vision Therapy for Autism: Success Stories

by Russ Lazarus August 15, 2020

Personal stories of children with autism who completed vision therapy for underlying vision problems.  *Names have been changed for privacy protection. Click here for a […]

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Eye Conditions

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

Eye Conditions Why is glaucoma known as the ‘silent thief of sight’? Will I need glasses after cataract surgery?   Why am I seeing dark spots […]

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Vision Therapy for Children

by Ilan Manoim May 12, 2020

Vision Therapy for Children Are your child’s school grades not a true reflection of their potential? Has your child been told they have a learning […]

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Do Children Need Sunglasses?

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2020

We all appreciate the need to protect our skin and eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation— this is even more important for children! Your child’s […]

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Fragile X Syndrome

by Russ Lazarus April 14, 2020

What is Fragile X Syndrome?  Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the second most common chromosomal-based developmental condition after Down Syndrome and is estimated to occur […]

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Vision and Sensory Processing Disorder 

by Russ Lazarus April 13, 2020

Have you been told your child has a sensory processing disorder (SPD)? Sensory processing disorders (SPD) can be life-changing, but many eye doctors can now […]

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Vision and Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NVLD)

by Russ Lazarus April 13, 2020

Guide to Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NVLD) NVLD can significantly impact a child’s life, however many eye doctors can provide the solution you have looking for. […]

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Vision and Gifted Learning Difficulty

by Russ Lazarus April 12, 2020

Have you been told your child has Gifted Learning Difficulty (GLD)? GLD can be a mystery— how can a child be gifted intellectually, yet still […]

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Vision and Down Syndrome 

by Russ Lazarus March 30, 2020

Individuals with Down Syndrome (DS) are at a higher risk for a range of vision conditions that may affect the development of their visual skills.  […]

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Vision and Special Needs

by Russ Lazarus March 29, 2020

If you are a parent of a special needs child, then by now you have realized that nothing fully prepares you for this unique journey. […]

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Vision and Autism

by Russ Lazarus March 11, 2020

Visual problems can have a large impact on the life of a child with austism. Vision problems are common in children with ASD, but unfortunately […]

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