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Is Your Child Visually Ready For School? Seeing Beyond 20/20

Many children have 20/20 eyesight, yet 1 out of 4 children have vision problems. This impacts their school success, sports performance, and confidence

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Dr. Dom Maino – My Hero

Dr. Dom Maino, a man of many talents…great optometrist, editor, blogger, musician, educator, author… funny, warm, caring man…

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Vision vs. Sight – What Parents Need to Know

Thanks to freelance writer, Melissa Taylor, an award-winning educational blogger at ImaginationSoup, an award winning teacher with a M.A. in education, and a mom of 2 children, ages 6 and 9. She has just written a great blog about what parents need to know about the difference between vision and sight.  Her blog could CHANGE […]

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Vision & Learning-Get Ready for School!

The American Optometric Association, with the support of HOYA vision, has released an excellent video on the importance of Vision & Learning.  I am honored to have been invited to the 2011 Vision Summit, where this video was made.  Don’t be left behind!  Make sure your kids have yearly eye exams from a Doctor of […]

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Learning & the Brain- See It. Say It. Do It! DOES IT!

Join me, as one of the presenters at the Learning & the Brain Conference in Chicago, May 5-7, 2011.  I’m honored to have been selected as one of the featured speakers, along with a very impressive group of psychologists, neuro-scientists, educators and physicians. I attended last year’s Learning & the Brain Conference in San Francisco […]

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What Are These People DOING?

Take a look at the picture below.  Why are all these student walking around looking through hand-made “telescopes”? This picture was taken during my lecture at Regis University, during the Exceptional Child Course.  These students are our future teachers, taking courses to receive their college degree in education. I was demonstrating how vision impacts movement […]

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Visual Tracking & Academic Performance

“In my experience, “visual tracking” is a term that seems to be universally recognized by classroom teachers, yet frequently misunderstood for the relationship of this visual ability to reading and learning. In a general way, teachers have learned that visual tracking refers to an eye movement and.. ” Click here to read entire blog, written […]

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Sensory Processing Foundation Symposium

Excellent lectures were presented at the symposium.  Numerous professionals (MDs, PhDs, OTs, ODs) presented research, testing and therapy information. The parent network for children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) is unbelievably strong and powerful!  It was a pleasure meeting many of those parents.  Hats off to them and their mission! My lecture, on Collaboration of […]

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What Dr. Lynn Hellerstein Sees In Your Child

Thanks to Cat  for her interview for Online Magazine about Sensory Issues!  A passionate interviewer, Cat understands sensory processing issues from first hand experience with her son.  To contact Cat, Click here. To read the entire blog post Click here Thanks Cat!  Check out her website.  Great info and expert interviews including Dr. Temple Grandin and […]

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Twice Exceptional Newsletter- EXCEPTIONAL

2E Children – Gifted with learning difficulties. Some children are very smart in everything but school.  Some have great ideas but just can’t write down the information fast enough.   Some are bored, yet can’t do the simple work.  Frustration levels are maxed-with the parents and the kids!  What can be done? The Sept/Oct 2010 […]

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