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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…

Neuro-Developmental Delay (NDD)

See Also: Retained Primitive Reflexes Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background INPP: Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology   What is Neuro-Developmental Delay (NDD)? An occupational therapist’s perspective on the origin of reading and learning disabilities, and…

Retained Primitive Reflexes

Primitive Reflex Training: https://drboulet.com/reflex-integration-training/ Further Reading: MasgutovaMethod.com Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background Neuro-Developmental Delay Retained Primitive Reflexes on Wikipedia Retained Primitive Reflexes and Their Effects Primitive Reflexes: Moro Reflex The Grasping Reflexes ATNR TLR…

ECPs – Eye Care Professionals

This page is written to introduce you to the different players in eye health and vision care. Frequently, people will lump all Eye Care Professionals (ECPs) together and can end up wasting time and money by consulting the wrong specialist.…

Role of Vision in Spatial Learning

  Held and Hein, 1963, experimented with kittens to determine the role of visual-tactile input and stimulation in the development of spatial coordination. This showed conclusively that seeing is not the sufficient determinant, but actual physical interaction with stimuli is…

Online Games

  Try these sites for tools and ideas for encouraging child development: http://www.armoredpenguin.com/wordmatch/

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…

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…

CAO Statements

  The Canadian Association of Optometrists releases public position/policy statements from time to time reflecting current thought on areas of clinical interest. Find the various statements here: http://www.opto.ca/en/about/policy/statement-1.html – Background. http://www.opto.ca/en/about/policy/statement-2.html – Statements.