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Supporting Research 2

See also: Supporting Research 1 Research By Diagnosis The bottom line is that if your child is having trouble reading, falling behind, there is a 90% chance they have at least some correctable visual dysfunction that can mostly likely be…

Supporting Research 1

When reviewing research and commentary regarding vision rehabilitation through the lens optometric/orthoptics and that of ophthalmology/orthoptics, we notice a few patterns emerge: Optometric vision rehab practice appears to be rooted in findings and practice from a number of domains, while…

Dangerous Patterns

See Also: • Home VT for Convergence Insufficiency: Ophthalmology Slowly Wakes Up • Background Every now and then, articles will appear in American medical journals that attempting to mislead the public regarding the value and application of vision therapy for…

The Changing Face of Kindergarten

See the full article: • The Changing Face of Kindergarten There has been a shift in how we teach our young people in the last 25-30 years. These days, the emphasis is on paper-pencil activities largely centred around learning the alphabet…

Critical Flicker Frequency and Reading Disabilities

   See Also: • The Full Article From Dr. Dominic Maino’s VisionHelp Blog: …Mean CFF threshold discriminated well between children with a chief complaint of reading problems and those with no history or report of reading problems. This agrees with earlier studies…

Elimination Diet & ADHD

   Elimination Diet May Improve ADHD Symptoms Investigators Suggest ‘Diet Therapy” Should Be Considered in All Children With ADHD Megan Brooks February 4, 2011 — In a group of young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nearly two-thirds who followed a…

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…

The Matthew Effect

   ‘For to all those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.’ —Matthew 25:29, New Revised Standard Version. This profound statement…