Category: Advocacy

Visual Plasticity

From the TED.com post below: Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain’s visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual…

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…

Agape Learning Center Proof For VT Efficacy

More proof for the proof seekers. This link was posted by Dr. Len Press in a recent post on the Vision Help blog. http://agapelearning.eyehub.com/index.cfm?content.display&pageID=171 Amblyopia / Lazy Eye Convergence Insufficiency Learning & Vision Research Motor Control and Timing Neurofeedback Traumatic…

Seeing Smarter

Parent/Advocacy Resource: SeeingSmarter.com See: http://www.seeingsmarter.com/index.html The SeeingSmarter web site was developed by Dr. Stephen C. Miller and his daughter, Elizabeth A. Miller, to provide a single, comprehensive source for information and helpful tips regarding infants and children’s vision development. Drawing…

Guest Author: Michael Lievens

Michael is a friend of mine, colleague and collaborator. He is not a doctor, but knows more about vision than most MDs, and likely many ophthalmologists when it comes to functional vision concerns. Michael was a high hyperope and had…