Category: vsa

Visual Dysfunction As RD & LD

  Introduction There are may ways our vision can get in the way of reading. Not everyone who has a reading or learning disability has troubled vision, but everyone whose vision is significantly impaired or labored will have their reading…

LDAC Definition & Recommendations

  The Learning Disability Association of Canada (L’association canadienne des troubles d’apprentissage, ACTA) (http://www.ldac-acta.ca/) and its library of documents and research informs to a great extent how learning disabilities are managed in Canada. LDAC/ACTA’s guidelines for defining and intervening in…

3D Vision Syndrome

   Trouble seeing the new 3D movies? Do you get headaches during the movie? Read the following article to learn more: See: http://www.wlbz2.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=145741&catid=9

Three As of Accommodation

   Read this piece by Dr. Dan Fortenbacher on the components of ‘accommodation’, that is, focusing. http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/accommodations-3-as-the-triple-play-for-reading-and-learning/

Prevalence of Amblyopia

  Read this article for a summary of research on prevalence of amblyopia, one of the most common non-legally-blind visual impediments in today’s classrooms. This research is approximately 40 years old, but still holds true. Regardless, all children should be…

Bowan Assessment Protocol

  Differential Diagnostic Questions To Be Answered To Determine The Role of Vision and Perception In The Efficacy of Learning Dr. Merrill Bowan assessment protocol for learning/reading difficulties. See: http://www.simplybrainy.com/simplybrainy_027.htm FUNCTIONAL VISION: REFRACTIVE STATE – Is there an error in the optical system…

Visual Signal Acquisition

  To learn more about the science behind our techniques, you can consult the Background document in the public wiki. These VSA resources will guide you and demonstrate activities to develop signal acquisition skills. Visual signal acquisition is complex, involving numerous muscles…

bdpq Sorting

262 bdpq Sorting 263 bdpq Matching Chart 1 264 bdpq Sorting Chart 2 See Also: pdbq Introduction: Don’t let the names confuse you, bdpq and pdbq are indeed variations on the same exercise. They are, however, different and approach the…