Tag: dyslexia

On Dyslexia, VSA, and VSP

  On Dyslexia, VSA (Visual Signal Acquisition), and VSP (Visual Signal Processing) Dyslexia (SRD) is an example of a disorder that is symptomatic of a more fundamental and profound neurological problem. It involves elements of dysfunctional visual signal acquisition and…

Visual Dysfunction As RD & LD

  Introduction There are may ways our vision can get in the way of reading. Not everyone who has a reading or learning disability has troubled vision, but everyone whose vision is significantly impaired or labored will have their reading…

Dangerous Patterns

See Also: • Home VT for Convergence Insufficiency: Ophthalmology Slowly Wakes Up • Background Every now and then, articles will appear in American medical journals that attempting to mislead the public regarding the value and application of vision therapy for…

Prevalence of Amblyopia

  Read this article for a summary of research on prevalence of amblyopia, one of the most common non-legally-blind visual impediments in today’s classrooms. This research is approximately 40 years old, but still holds true. Regardless, all children should be…

Dyslexia – Overview

  See Also: • Visual Dysfunction as ‘Dyslexia’, ‘Reading Disability’, or ‘Learning Disability’. • The psychology of dyslexia. http://www.prohighwayhealthcare.com/Article.aspx?ID=0000000272 Introduction Linda S. Siegel has prepared a wonderful overview of ‘dyslexia’, or reading disability, which outlines much of the current thinking in this area.…

About Dr. Boulet

  My experience is varied and includes degrees in neuropsychology and education from the University of Alberta/Faculte St. Jean, and a doctorate in optometry from Pacific University in Oregon, specializing in the management of learning-related visual dysfunction. I hold a…

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…

Role of Exercise in Learning

  From the New York Times AUGUST 10, 2011, 12:01 AM For Better Grades, Try Gym Class By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS   If you want a young person to focus intently in school and perform well on tests, should you first send him…

Irlen Syndrome

  Irlen Syndrome, aka ‘scotopic sensitivity syndrome’ (SSS) is a term often used to describe a general condition where vision is uncomfortable, in particular while reading. You can read more about SSS at the following link: • http://www.aoa.org/x5418.xml While there is…

Handwriting Benefits

  The many health perks of good handwriting Not only does it help the brain develop, it can also improve grades and confidence By Julie Deardorff, Tribune Newspapers 3:23 p.m. CDT, June 15, 2011 Children are texting, tapping and typing on…