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Developmental model of vision

The Developmental Vision Model

This represents a DevelopmentalModel of Vision. The outer circle represents the life activities that are important to your child: school, work, coordination/sports, play, relationships and success in life. A strong foundation is required upon which to build.

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Pediatric Eye Exam by Dr. Lynn Hellerstein


Comprehensive pediatric vision is one of 10 essential benefits authorized by the ACA as a required benefit for all health plans sold in the new state-based health insurance marketplaces .

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Vision Development: 4-6 Months

Huge advances in vision development have occurred in the brain by 6 months old.  Visual acuity is now estimated to be approximately 20/25.  Color vision is normal. VISUAL OBSERVATIONS: Your baby is tracking more efficiently and for longer periods of time. Eyes are now straight and well-coordinated. Beginning to understand how to play “peek-a-boo.” Interested […]

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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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Child Development resources for Parents

Thanks to my colleague, Dr. Dom Maino, he has included a great resource for parents on his blog.  The link allows you to download pdfs regarding fact sheets on the developmental milestones by age.  It starts with several months and then goes by years until 5 years old. A great resource-just remember that each child […]

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Assistive Technology Symposium – Join Me!

Join me on June 15, 2010 at the Assistive Technology Symposium.  See the latest equipment and computers to help children and adults with special needs.  Its a great inspirational group.  I’ll be speaking about vision and vision therapy at 3:15PM.   In addition, I’ll be signing See It. Say It. Do It! It would be […]

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How Well Does Your Baby See?

Did you know that infants are NOT born with perfect eyesight?  Vision develops over time. My esteemed colleague, Dr. Carole Hong, from San Carlos, CA, just published an article in the magazine “Parenting on the Peninsula.” It provides clear, concise information about how your child develops his or her vision.  7 specific strategies are included for parents […]

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