Category: coaching

Postings to coach therapists.

Good Stress: Task Loading

See Also: Approaching Therapy Therapy works by beginning clients at task levels that are attainable to them, the foothold. Most often, they will succeed on simpler tasks before being able to advance to more difficult tasks. When a task is…

Brock String

In spite of it’s modest appearance, the Brock String is a powerful tool for developing vision. It consists of a sturdy string strung through a number of brightly colored beads. The therapist guides the client through varied exercises that require…

Metronome

Metronomes are extremely useful in reading, learning, and vision therapy. They help us to control our movement and planning, and learn to speed some things up (for reading, for example) and to slow some things down (like when we fixate…

Eyes OK I’m OK

Individual chapters from Dr. Harold Wiener’s book ‘Eyes OK I’m OK’, from OEPF.org. These activities can be helpful for working with children with vision-related learning problems. The notes and activities presented in the book will be of interest to occupational…

Arrowsmith Learning Dysfunctions

  Arrowsmith Learning Dysfunctions See also: 19 Learning Dysfunctions According to Arrowsmith Methodology: http://www.arrowsmithschool.org/arrowsmithprogram-background/ld-descriptions.html Eaton Arrowsmith School: http://www.eatonarrowsmithschool.com/the-19-learning-dysfunctions/ Articles on Arrowsmith and Learing By Dr. Len Press: http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/the-arrowsmith-program/ http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/arrowsmith-and-neuroplasticity-the-doidge-connection/ http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/arrowsmith-and-neuroplasticity-the-vision-connection/ http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2012/07/08/arrowsmith-and-neuroplasticity-the-vision-connection-part-2/ The Arrowsmith program addresses the following 19 learning dysfunctions:…

Structure of a Lesson

See Also: Approaching Therapy Planning Activities Sequencing When To Use Glasses As the proxy therapist, your job is to make the best use of the time allotted for therapy. Your time should be planned well and structured in a logical and predictable…

Sequencing Activities

See Also: Planning Activities Approaching Therapy Structure of a Lesson In general, you should try to cover a variety of exercises with clients at each session. You can pick exercises from the general categories outlined in ‘Planning Activities‘. There are…

Planning Activities

See Also: Approaching Therapy Sequencing Structure of a Lesson When To Use Glasses Learning and Vision Therapy covers the following broad areas of skills training: Gross Motor Skills & Spatial-Awareness: The child must be confident in her ability to control…

Jerome Rosner

  Dr. Jerome Rosner, and others like Rudolf Steiner who advocate for a strong sensory integration emphasis in elementary education, present ideas that would go a long way to reducing the the incidence of reading and learning ‘disability’ among school-aged…

Care for ASD

Recommended Activities for ASD: Prism: prism prism, prism: In, Up, Down. It alters sensorimotor processing. Movement: Bilateral (Mental Gymnastics). Convergence: the simpler the better, generally. Correspondence: eye-hand, counting (Rosner boards). Sequencing: Coding activity, Mental Gymnastics, Rosner boards. Eye motility: Saccades…