Category: Sensory Integration

The Human Visual Developmental Pyramid

Vision has often been depicted as a ‘pyramid’, with core functions and systems arriving early in development (the ‘base’) and other more advanced behaviours and skills arriving afterwards, partly as a function of earlier development. The graphic representation is designed…

Vision Blindness – Introduction

(See the Preface here.) There are many uses of the word ‘blind’. The concept is so broadly understood, and feared, that many languages have adopted the term to other common uses. When someone does not appreciate the gravity of a…

Hyperopia as Physical Disability Part 2

In the recent post, I focused on hyperopia as a physical disability. This notion, that non-blinding vision dysfunction is a disability will be a new idea to many readers. There are many reasons for this and these are worthy of…

Reflex Integration Training

Introduction: The post Retained Primitive Reflexes provides a general overview of early (neonatal) reflexes. These are starting points for us, behaviourally speaking, and provide the foundation upon which we build more complex behaviours that allow us to explore our world.…

GeoBee! Configuration

Many of you will know about the upcoming game GeoBee!, the first therapy-centred game module from VisionMechanic.com.  The game offers an unprecedented platform for in-clinic and remote supplementation to a general program of therapy for visual, perceptual, and motor skills…

PDD Tx

List, The question came up on the VTOD DOC list re: what to do with Pervasive Developmental Delay – children with significant neuromuscular/neurosensory integrative concerns. Addressing full body enhances spatial awareness and visuomotor control. There are added benefits including better…