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Vision & Learning

Vision Therapy for Autism, ADHD, SPD and Learning Disabilities – Free WEBINAR

Thanks to Maria and Beth from Epidemic Answers for the opportuntiy to do the webinar.  It’s not too late.  If you’d like to listen to the webinar, click here

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Dr Lynn Hellerstein: Panelist for Vision Therapy for Autism, ADHD, SPD and Learning Disabilities

Please join us in our interview/webinar with Dr. Lynn Hellerstein in a free webinar onThursday, December 18th, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern.

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Increasing Developmental Delays-What's Up?

INCREASING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the overall prevalence of developmental disabilities among children increased by 17 percent between 1997 and 2008, with 15 percent of U.S. children — nearly 10 million — having a developmental disability in 2008. The study is in the current issue […]

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Vision Revision For ADHD Diagnosis — Research Summary

It may be common, but the stats are still staggering. Last year, 4.5 million U.S. kids were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. That’s more than seven percent of all children in the U.S.  But a new study shows more than one million of those kids may be misdiagnosed.  Click here to read […]

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Understanding Children Who Struggle In School

Dr. Len Press, my mentor and fellow developmental optometrist, just finished reading a marvelous new book by Deborah P. Waber, PhD, a neuropsychologist in the Learning Disabilities Program in the Department of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. It is encouraging to hear Dr. Waber’s perspective that over-emphasis on phonological processing for the past 20 years […]

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ADHD & Vision Problems Linked

Thanks to Dr. Dom Maino for reviewing the research: Please see: Granet DB, Gomi CF, Ventura R, Miller-Scholte AThe relationship between convergence insufficiency and ADHD.Strabismus. 2005 Dec;13(4):163-8. Thye abstract noted that”….Children being evaluated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have an eye exam as part of their evaluation. The symptoms of convergence insufficiency (CI) […]

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Twice Exceptional Kids

“Spotlight on 2e Series” include booklets on Twice Exceptional Children- Bright kids with learning issues.  Many of these kids may also have ADD, sensory problems, vision issues, Asperger Syndrome, or other complications. The “Spotlight on 2e Series” will help you understand that great, gifted child with special needs you know… Help others understand that child… Or provide you with […]

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Radio Interview on Voices on the Net

Please check out today’s radio interview with “A Session with JJ” on VON (Voices on the Net), episode #65. Click here to read more and download the podcast.

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Dr. Kane, Pediatrician, Gets It!

Dr. Anthony Kane, pediatrician, just spent one hour interviewing me about my new award winning book, See It. Say It. Do It! Dr. Kane is a pediatrician who had extensive experience helping kids with ADD/ADHD.  He has spent the last 15 years looking at current medical and alternative treatments available for these kids.  He maintains […]

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Interview With Dr Kane – ADD Specialist

As both a physician and the creator and former director of special education at his local elementary school, Dr. Kane has extensive experience helping parents of ADD ADHD children.    His goal is to help parents, “Discover What Every Parent Must Know in Order to Raise a Difficult Child. Learn the Secret of How to […]

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