Author: DrB

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 vision-related learning problems. I also hold a…

Eye Exam

  ‘Eye Exams’ are not what they used to be. These days, modern optometry graduates have extensive specialty training in visual anatomy & physiology, pathology, and therapeutic treatment of disease and behavioural issues such as reading disorders, strabismus, and many…

Three Pillars of Reading

See Also: Retained Primitive Reflexes Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background Neuro-Developmental Delay Learning, in the academic sense, is dependent on reading. Sighted reading in turn is founded upon three pillars of visual behaviour: 1. Visual…

Client Testimonials

We are proud of the work we do and continue to develop eLVT because it works! Here are what some of our clients have said: “Both me and my husband have notice a 100% improvement in H’s reading in the…

Sample Activity: Saccadic Track

Dear Reader, This is just a sam­ple of the entire activ­ity set to help strengthen ‘saccadic’ skills (reading eye movements) required for effortless reading. This activity does not require any experience with reading, but is most appropriate for ages 5…

Sample Activity: Marble Lips

Dear Reader, This is just a sam­ple of the entire activ­ity set to help strengthen convergence and near accommodative (focusing) skills, and concentration and self-control­­­­­. Remem­ber this is only a sam­ple of one activ­ity in the library; for the full…

What causes learning disabilities?

See Also: Retained Primitive Reflexes Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background Neuro-Developmental Delay Why Do Some People Have Trouble Learning? Various theories abound about the very nature of learning and reading disabilities. Pretty well all…

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…

eLVT – One Year Old

(Also appears in the Gateway Gazette Online Edition) Just about a year ago, I introduced this new service to help parents help their children through reading and learning problems. Because it’s difficult to describe, I just call it ‘eLVT’ which…