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Guide to Vision and Learning Difficulties

  • The 17 Key Visual Skills

    There are 17 essential visual skills for success in reading, writing, sports, and practically all of a student's school activities. Vision therapy can help to strengthen the visual skills - and may be just be the solution you have been searching for. 
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  • Vision and Learning Difficulties

    Approximately 80 percent of all learning comes through the visual pathways. Any interference in the visual pathways can inhibit a child from performing to their maximum potential. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA) 25% of all children, or 1 in 4 students, have a vision problem significant enough to impact their learning.
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  • Vision and Learning Difficulties FAQs

    These are the ten most frequent questions asked to vision therapy eye doctors. You may easily find answers to your questions. If you still have questions, contact your nearest eye doctor experienced in children's vision and vision therapy.
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  • Vision Therapy: Success Stories

    Real life stories of children with reading difficulties, where an underlying visual problem was diagnosed and treated by an eye doctor experienced in children's vision. *Names have been changed for privacy protection.
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  • How Does Vision Therapy Boost Self Confidence?

    Could improving your child’s school grades also improve their motivation and self confidence? Many children who suffer from reduced visual skills are not identified and end up struggling through school and even on the sports field - often being mislabeled as clumsy, lazy, or learning disabled and even misdiagnosed with ADHD. These negative stigmas can significantly impact a child’s self esteem and confidence, both inside and outside the classroom.
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  • 2021 Update: Vision Therapy for Learning

    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.
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  • Guide to Visual Information Processing 

    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.
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