Vision Therapy and Children’s Vision: Books

Dr. Russel Lazarus, August 31, 2020

Many parents request resources and names of books to help them to gain a deeper understanding of their children and to appreciate the benefits of vision therapy.

The books listed below are not a recommended reading list, or comprehensive library of all books available on this topic.

This book list is meant to encourage parents to continue to search through the multitude of resources available to them.


Susan R. Barry

Fixing My Gaze: A Scientist's Journey Into Seeing in Three Dimensions


Antonia Orfield

Eyes for Learning: Preventing and Curing Vision-Related Learning Problems


Lynn F. Hellerstein OD FCOVD

See It. Say It. Do It! The Parent's & Teacher's Action Guide to Creating Successful Students & Confident Kids

helping hyp kids

Lynn J. Horowitz MHS OT

Helping Hyperactive Kids - A Sensory Integration Approach: Techniques and Tips for Parents and Professionals

seeing is achieving

Donald Getz, O.D. FCOVD

Seeing is Achieving: Improve Your Child's Chances for Success

see through new eyes

Melvin Kaplan, O.D. FCOVD

Seeing Through New Eyes Changing Lives of Children with Autism

mislabeled child

Brooke Eide, MD, MA and Fernett Eide, MD

The Mislabeled Child

raising sensory smart child

Lindsey Biel, OTR/L & Nancy Peske

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

thinking goes to school

Hans G. Furth and Harry Wachs, O.D. FCOVD

Thinking Goes To School

improve your childs sight

Janet Goodrich, Ph.D.

How to Improve Your Child's Eyesight Naturally

your childs vision

Richard Kavner, O.D.

Your Child's Vision

when your child struggles

David Cook, O.D. FCOVD

When Your Child Struggles

out of sync

Carol Stock Kranowitz

The Out-of-Sync Child

school floors

Barbara Pheloung

School Floors

amazing babies

Beverly Stokes

Amazing Babies

well balanced

Sally Goddard Blythe

The Well Balanced Child: Movement and Early Learning

sensory integration

A. Jean Ayres

Sensory Integration and the Child 25th Anniversary Edition, Revised

thinking in pictures

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Thinking in Pictures

right brained

Jeffrey Freed

Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your Add Child

brain heals itself

Norman Doidge MD

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science