Category: vsp

LDAC Definition & Recommendations

  The Learning Disability Association of Canada (L’association canadienne des troubles d’apprentissage, ACTA) (http://www.ldac-acta.ca/) and its library of documents and research informs to a great extent how learning disabilities are managed in Canada. LDAC/ACTA’s guidelines for defining and intervening in…

3D Vision Syndrome

   Trouble seeing the new 3D movies? Do you get headaches during the movie? Read the following article to learn more: See: http://www.wlbz2.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=145741&catid=9

Three As of Accommodation

   Read this piece by Dr. Dan Fortenbacher on the components of ‘accommodation’, that is, focusing. http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/accommodations-3-as-the-triple-play-for-reading-and-learning/

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…

Bowan Assessment Protocol

  Differential Diagnostic Questions To Be Answered To Determine The Role of Vision and Perception In The Efficacy of Learning Dr. Merrill Bowan assessment protocol for learning/reading difficulties. See: http://www.simplybrainy.com/simplybrainy_027.htm FUNCTIONAL VISION: REFRACTIVE STATE – Is there an error in the optical system…

Visualization Golf

    Visualization Golf   Purpose: To develop the ability to create a mental image of a form that is no longer present visually. Procedure: Have the client sit at a table with one page of the paper golf course…

Learning Therapy – Public

drboulet.com: Public resource for learning, reading, and neurosensory rehabilitation. drboulet.com: Public resource for learning, reading, and neurosensory rehabilitation. This resource is made available to the general public as an aid to improve learning skills and to support neurosensory-rehabilitation. It also…

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.…