If your child has been struggling in school, they may also be struggling with their confidence and self esteem.
Many children who suffer from reduced functional vision, or problems with their visual skills, struggle with their academic and athletic success. As a result, these children are often mislabeled as clumsy, lazy, or learning disabled— stigmas that can significantly impact a child’s confidence.
Fortunately, by strengthening the visual skills with a customized program of vision therapy, many of these children can gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed in school and on the sports field.
What is vision therapy?
Vision therapy is a personalized program that helps to develop and strengthen the neural connections between the eyes and brain to improve the visual skills and processing of visual information.
Your child’s confidence could be impacted by treating an underlying vision problem, contact an eye doctor near you to have a complete eye exam of their visual skills.
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Vision therapy is an effective treatment for the following vision conditions:
- Convergence insufficiency
- Amblyopia (lazy eye)
- Strabismus (eye turns)
- Impaired binocular vision
- Focusing/accommodative disorders
- Visual processing difficulties
- Eye movement difficulties
How can vision therapy boost your child’s confidence?
If your child has been struggling in school or on the sports field as a result of a visual impairment, they may feel angry, frustrated, or self conscious, and maybe even lack the confidence to participate in classroom discussions or social activities.
After a program of vision therapy, your child can gain the visual skills necessary for academic and athletic success— which will in turn, help to boost their confidence.
If your child is struggling in school or showing signs of reduced self esteem, schedule a comprehensive vision evaluation to assess their vision and visual skills.
Vision therapy can help your child achieve the visual skills they need to boost their confidence and increase their chances of success.
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