Category: Media

What can we do about child vision?

Every week brings in new children to my clinic; children who have hit a dead end with family doctors and paediatricians, as well as with the schools. I run a child vision development clinic, and we see children with apparent…

Vision Therapy Parents Unite – VTPU

VTPU is a Facebook group that assembles parent and therapist questions and commentary. VTPU also provides a channel to functional vision experts from around the world, documents, and many more user benefits. VTPU is for everyone interested in child development,…

WebMD Video: Visual Rehabilitation

Does your pediatric client have a functional vision deficit? How would you know? As a rule, if a child has trouble with learning, reading, balance, coordination, or mental focus and attention, there is a better chance than not that vision…

COVD PSA’s

The College of Vision Development has produced a number of helpful Public Service Announcements on YouTube.com to assist in getting the message out to parents about the role of vision in behaviour and learning. Use them in your own e-Media…

MountainPostcards.com

Free Hi-Res posters for print or desktop! Here’s a fun way to promote vision exams for kids. (Oh, and it’s also shamefully promoting my VT-related websites…!) Sign up is easy, and when you get the emails, you can send them…

Visual Impediments to Learning

The latest edition of Optometry and Visual Performance (OVP) contains an article I co-authored with Dr. Noella Piquette from the University of Lethbridge on Visual Impediments to Learning. It is an overview of the physiology, politics, and clinical aspects of…