Category: solutions

The Charles Adler Show

I was fortunate enough to have the chance to chat with national radio host Charles Adler on September 10, 2012, regarding a paper I co-authored called “Visual Impediments to Learning”, slated to be published this Winter in the Journal of…

Concussion Detection

The ability to quickly detect possible trouble with head injury in school and in sport is critical for teachers, coaches, parents, and administrators. ConcussionDetection.com presents simple and effective tools to use to create baseline measures of a child’s performance, then…

Vision and Learning

For more information about how vision impacts upon learning at ages 5 and beyond, watch this informative video: http://video.wtvi.org/video/1502680017 About the video: Dr. Genia Beasley is a developmental optometrist working in North Carolina, USA. She was interviewed for HealthWise, local…

Child Visual Development

This excellent review provides a concise overview of child visual development from birth to 12 months. The page also includes tips on how to ensure your child is developing well. http://infantsee.org/x3638.xml Children should be assessed for visual dysfunction by 12…

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…

The Cost of Ignoring Vision in Learning

As I’ve written many times in the past, there is a real cost to not addressing vision as a fundamental need in learning. That is, by NOT assessing and managing such  basic need, many children struggle against themselves to try…

Tinted Lenses and Dyslexia

I appreciate when teachers and parents ask about tinted lenses as a possible solution for dyslexia – this tells me there is an acknowledgement of the role of vision in reading and learning. People will sometimes ask about ‘Irlen’ lenses.…

Assessing Visual Impediments to Learning

Visual Impediment to Learning Checklist and Notes: Download and share this PDF. VIL Symptom Checklist and Notes Introduction Visual Impediments to Learning (VIL) are the most common undetected cause of apparent learning and reading difficulties. VIL even affect children who…

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:…