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There’s More To Child Learning Than Just 20/20

Even if your child has “20/20” eyesight they may be experiencing vision problems. These problems may be causing learning problems and substandard educational results. A child’s visual acuity (how well s/he can see the wall chart) is an essential aspect of good vision but there are other factors which may...

Anxiety and The Autonomic Nervous System

What's a body to do? Fight? Flight? Rest? Restore? What determines which way to go? The answer to all of these questions lies in the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) . The ANS is the branch of the nervous system that is responsible for control of the bodily functions not consciously...

Spotting Hidden Vision Problems

Do you have a child with an undetected vision problem? Experts estimate that up to 25% of school-age children have vision problems significant enough to interfere with learning. Among children with learning disabilities, that number jumps to 30% to 60%. Yet many of these same children easily pass their annual...

Can Concussions Cause Reading Issues?

For individuals who sustained a mild concussion this year, one in three will become part of the silent epidemic of the brain-injured. And here at the end of football season, many young players have just joined this epidemic. A concussion is defined as a trauma to the brain which alters...

The Best Visual Systems are Made – Part 2

As discussed in the "The Best Visual Systems are Made – Part 1", the best visual systems develop over time with the achievement of specific developmental visual milestones. This article will discuss activities parents and caregivers can provide to aid in the optimal development of the visual system. What can...

Is it Attention Deficit Disorder or Is It Auditory Processing Disorder?

When trying to determine why an individual is exhibiting attention or focusing problems, it is important to check for the presence of an auditory processing disorder (APD). An auditory processing disorder can be defined as a breakdown in the brain’s ability to process sounds and words. An individual with APD...

The Best Visual Systems are Made – Part 1

Good visual systems are not inborn, they develop over time. A healthy infant is born with a complete visual system but must learn how to see. As a baby matures, developmental milestones are achieved. These include skills such as rolling over, sitting up, crawling, and walking. Many parents, however, are...

Join the Sports Vision Revolution

To the average person, 20/20 vision is just fine; but for an athlete, a myriad of visual skills are needed in order to excel. These skills include: Dynamic Visual Acuity - visual acuity while in motion Eye Tracking - the ability to "keep your eyes on the ball," no matter...

Facts and Figures

Learning Related Vision Problems and Vision Therapy 1. The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) estimates that there are 10 million children under 10 years of age in the U.S. that have vision problems. 2. Up to 25% of all school- age children have vision problems significant enough to impair academic...