Online Vision Therapy and Visual Skills

Online vision therapy is a very effective way of developing the visual skills a child needs in order to learn effectively. Unlike traditional eye exercises, which is trying to strengthen muscles, online vision therapy is designed to develop and train and visual skills.   What is Online Vision Therapy and How Does It Work?   […]

The Psychology of Vision Therapy at Home?

Have you ever thought about doing vision therapy at home?  If you have a child struggling with learning disabilities then you may have thought about attempting some sort of vision therapy at home, but perhaps you are not sure where to start. As a behavioural optometrist I can assure you that doing vision therapy at […]

Does At Home Vision Therapy Have to be So Boring?

At home vision therapy is a series of exercises designed to change a child’s visual system and improve their learning ability, from the comfort of your own home.   With vision being responsible for over 80% of the information a child absorbs in the classroom, it makes sense that at home vision therapy can help children […]

Having Fun with Vision Therapy at Home

Children with learning disabilities can be greatly helped by doing vision therapy at home.  As a parent, you are able to do it at any hour of the day or night when you choose, without having to make a specific time to travel to the optometrist.  You can also do it in the comfort of […]

Vision Therapy at Home Scratches the Itch!

Vision therapy at home is a cost effective way of helping a child with learning disabilities.  It involves training the visual skills required for effective learning, and can be a powerful ally in the struggle to help children to learn reading, writing and spelling.  Being home based creates a challenging situation for the optotmetrist because […]

Can Home Vision Therapy Activities Help Learning Disabilities?

Vision therapy activities are becoming a popular way of helping children with learning disabilities.  The main problem with them is that they are prescribed by behavioural optometrists and are often very expensive (sometimes thousands of dollars).  They also often involve multiple and frequent trips to the optometrist to use sophisticated equipment.  Some simple activities are […]

Do Vision Therapy Activities Work?

Vision therapy activities are used by Behavioural Optometrists around the world to help children develop their visual skills.  The aim is not so much to perform certain tasks in an office, but rather to help the child with learning disabilities or visual dysfunction and to aid them as they learn and develop through their schooling. […]

Visual Therapy for Children Can Help Learning Disabilities

Visual therapy for children may hold some keys if you are interested in helping children with learning disabilities. You may not realize it, but over 80% of all information a child takes in is through the visual system, making vision the key sense used in the classroom.  This is why visual therapy for children can […]

Can Home Vision Therapy Improve Learning Disabilities?

The effectiveness of home vision therapy for the treatment of learning disabilities is often debated by professionals, but as someone who has worked with learning disabilities for over 20 years, I am absolutely convinced of the power that home vision therapy offers to help the frustrated and disillusioned parents of a struggling child! What Is […]

Learning Disabilities Dyslexia and Reading Problems

Learning disabilities dyslexia and reading problems of various types are on the increase in our classrooms, and teachers are almost powerless to combat this phenomenon!  There is hope for parents, however, because many of those children diagnosed as dyslexics can be helped as this article will outline… What is the Difference Between Learning Disabilities Dyslexia […]