Category: activity

Activity Posting

Planning Activities

See Also: Approaching Therapy Sequencing Structure of a Lesson When To Use Glasses Learning and Vision Therapy covers the following broad areas of skills training: Gross Motor Skills & Spatial-Awareness: The child must be confident in her ability to control…

Yoga

See Also: http://blogs.mtroyal.ca/conted/2013/04/18/yoga-therapy-student-has-unexpected-career/ There is so much, and yet so little, to say about yoga – I could ramble on for many hours about how yoga is beneficial in accelerating and guiding the healthy development of a child, and still…

Care for ASD

Recommended Activities for ASD: Prism: prism prism, prism: In, Up, Down. It alters sensorimotor processing. Movement: Bilateral (Mental Gymnastics). Convergence: the simpler the better, generally. Correspondence: eye-hand, counting (Rosner boards). Sequencing: Coding activity, Mental Gymnastics, Rosner boards. Eye motility: Saccades…

Sample Activity: Saccadic Track

Dear Reader, This is just a sam­ple of the entire activ­ity set to help strengthen ‘saccadic’ skills (reading eye movements) required for effortless reading. This activity does not require any experience with reading, but is most appropriate for ages 5…

Sample Activity: Marble Lips

Dear Reader, This is just a sam­ple of the entire activ­ity set to help strengthen convergence and near accommodative (focusing) skills, and concentration and self-control­­­­­. Remem­ber this is only a sam­ple of one activ­ity in the library; for the full…

Online Games

  Try these sites for tools and ideas for encouraging child development: http://www.armoredpenguin.com/wordmatch/

Optical Illusions

A large portion of the effect of this illusion is the early signal processing that occurs in the retina that enhances edge contrast and detects movement. The fuzzy circles in the centre appear to move, and this is more so…

Marble Lips

Purpose: To strengthen convergence and near accommodative skills, and concentration and self-control. Materials/Equipment: Marbles of various sizes. ‘Marble Track’ – Use anything that can be used as a track for the marble. Use grooves in furniture (like coffee tables), in…

Harmon Distance

Research on human ergonomics has determined that the optimal visual distance for reading and other close work is the Harmon Distance or “Elbow Distance”. This distance is measured by placing a closed fist under the chin and resting the elbow…

Saccadic Track

  Purpose: To reinforce reading eye movments, that is, left-right, up-down rapid sequential eye movements that are necessary for quickly and accurately acquiring visual signals from the printed page. Material/Equipment: Print off the attached document. Ensure the client is wearing…