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The Developmental Pyramid

The ‘Developmental Pyramid’ (Extract from Dr. B’s Parent and Teacher Guides  ‘Child Vision, Learning, and Development’ series:  Fundamentals 1: Learning Mechanics) It’s helpful to look at human development as the construction of a pyramid, with basic (or core) functions at…

Components of Vision

Vision is a very active and complex sense and requires the finely tuned coordination of many different neural subsystems. The process of seeking information from the environment’s random and infinite visual signals is complex and relies on many sub-skills: • motor…

Background

See Also: Retained Primitive Reflexes Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background Neuro-Developmental Delay ‘I’m a professional skeptic and only adopt therapies that actually make sense and work. This is why I offer the services I…

Research By Diagnosis

Amblyopia (One type of ‘Lazy Eye’) • Amos J. Refractive Amblyopia. In: Amos J ed. Diagnosis and management in vision care. Boston: Butterworths, 1987:372. • American Optometric Association. Optometric clinical practice guideline: Care of the patient with amblyopia. St. Louis:…

Visual Skills – Definition

  The term ‘visual skills’ includes all neuro-muscular and perceptual elements that together give rise to reflexive-passive, and volitional-active vision. These are not limited to the neuromuscular and neurosensory elements of the eye and retina, but integrate inputs from and…

VSP: Visual Signal Processing

It is almost impossible to know exactly ‘how’ vision works in the brain. We can begin to break down actual brain functions by studying behaviour, but nowadays technology allows us to get closer still to what is really going on.…