Vision Therapy for Special Needs

  • How do vision problems impact daily life for children with special needs?
  • Do children with special needs require special eye exams?
  • Can children with Autism benefit from vision therapy?
  • Do children with Down Syndrome have specific eye care needs?


  1. Over 14% of all public school students receive special education services!
  2. More than 60% of children with Down Syndrome have vision problems!
  3. Some common autistic behaviors actually present as a result of reduced vision or visual skills!
  4. Many optometrists now use specialized equipment for children with special needs.