Category: Therapy

Challenging the So-Called 20/20/20 Rule

Happy to be able to contribute to this latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Optometry. “The ‘20/20/20 Rule’ – When Good Intentions and Axiomatic Habit Displace Best Practices” https://opto.ca/document/cjo-volume-78-issue-4 https://opto.ca/sites/default/files/resources/documents/cjo_w16_lores.pdf  

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…

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.…

Iseikonic Lenses

Iseikonia (eye-suh-koh-nee-ah) is a state where the left and right eyes produce equally sized images on the retina. Aniseikonia, then, is a condition where, for whatever reason, the retinas are shown imagery of distinctly different size. Aniseikonia results from a…

Dolch Word List

PDFs: dolch_story_colorcoded 2 gradeoneflashcards gradethreeflashcards gradetwoflashcards preprimerflashcards Primary_Writing_Companion_JANUARY primerflashcards Websites: http://sightwords.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolch_word_list http://www.mrsperkins.com/dolch.htm http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/Dolch/Dolch.html http://bogglesworldesl.com/dolch/lists.htm http://www.dolchword.net/ http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/sightword/dolchgames.htm  

INPP

See Also: http://drboulet.com/neuro-developmental-delay/ The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology was set up in 1975 by PhD Psychologist Peter Blythe to research into the effects of immaturity in the functioning of the central nervous system on learning outcomes, emotional functioning and behaviour.…

Writing Style On This Site

Writing and video production are difficult when done in a vacuum. As authors, it’s difficult to generate material that will exactly convey the desired thoughts and sentiments. We can only hope that most of what we intend to describe is…

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…

Parent VT Survey

This is not a do-it-yourself test to see if you need help with vision or learning training and therapy. It is a comprehensive questionnaire to assist in guiding your discussion with Dr. Boulet. If you feel your or your child…