Category: self-awareness

Meditation: Beads

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy Introduction: As with the other meditation methods presented in this…

Meditation: Introduction To Lessons

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy Remember, the idea is to practice meditation and to try…

Risk Assessment: Quick Dx

  Introduction – As a species, I doubt we evolved specifically to end up using computers, smart devices, and other sustained near-point activities. The signs of visual strain are common, but often go undetected or ignored. Use this tool to do a…

Ball On String From Teeth

Ball On String From Teeth Purpose: To develop freedoms between visually monitored space organization and gross bodily movement patterns Apparatus: A red ball on a length of string. Method: Patient is to hold string securely between teeth.  Bend over parallel…

Finger Fixations

    Finger Fixations Purpose: To improve the efficiency of eye movement control while attending simultaneously to other things Apparatus: Balance board ( not at first) Method: 1. Patient stands in a relaxed and erect posture.  Raise both hands with…

Mental Gymnastics

MENTAL GYMNASTICS – click to download PDF MENTAL GYMNASTICS – Bilateral Integration and Cognitive Loading This activity helps to develop the integration of the two halves of the brain, and the ability to multitask. The inclusion of this technique in therapy…

Self-Awareness and Control

  See Also: • Approaching Therapy • Meditation We are concerned with children’s visual function, knowing that visual function must be in optimal condition if the child is to operate well in the classroom. Also important for the child: • the ability to…

Leg Irons

  Purpose: To develop awareness of aimless undirected ‘overflow’ body movements (such as foot tapping, kicking, leg swinging, etc), and to develop the ability to simply remain still. Materials: Any sort of simple binding tool is fine, like a string,…

Meditation: Direct Seeing

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy See Meditation 1: The Candle and the Meditation home page for additional thoughts on…

Egg Box Toss

Preview or print the attached document. This is a fun game that strengthens visual motor skills, self-control, bilateral integration and balance. This game is best played with heavier coins, marbles, or steel ball bearings. Try loading this activity with a metronome. Begin with…