Did you know that 80% of learning is visual? Yet one out of four children in the U.S. has an undiagnosed visual problem that impacts his or her learning? Many of these kids are diagnosed or misdiagnosed as having learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, dyslexia, or poor motivation. In addition, 70% of patients who have […]
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This is a summary of one of her three sessions from the event, all of which center around her steadfast belief in the power of visualization, and which illustrate the three step model she developed – “See It. Say It. Do It!” – which she says can be applied not just in a learning or […]
Back to school eye exams are important for ensuring not only overall healthy visual function but also that students understand the importance of adhering to good eye health hygiene and are appropriately seeking care when issues do arise, such as red or pink eyes.
Dr. Lynn Hellerstein – Vision & Learning Video at SECO
Exploring current theories and concepts in today’s educational system. Speakers include:
20/20 is NOT Perfectr Vision-Insights to Successful Learnin – Lynn Hellerstein, O.D., FCOVD FAAO (Author, International speaker, Adjunct professor)
The State of Education in Colorado- Toby King, (Deputy Executive Director, State of CO)
Be Ready Campain – Karen Rattenborg, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, CSU)
One of the country’s leading authorities on ADHD, Dr. Vincent Monastra holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is the Director of the FPI Attention Disorders Clinic in Endicott, NY. Dr. Monastra relates his approach. He notes that another kind of problem that isn’t picked up on routine evaluation, or even lab work done by […]
A Surprising Solution for Struggling Kids! Have you had your child’s vision checked each year before school?
“A study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has shown that uncorrected farsightedness (hyperopia) in preschool children is associated with significantly worse performance on a test of early literacy.”
The Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry Section of the American Academy of Optometry released a position paper titled, “Optometric Care of the Struggling Student: For Parents, Educators and Other Professionals.” Access the full paper at http://bit.ly/17uoVCw.
This is an EXCELLENT resource on the importance of vision therapy to help the struggling student become more successful.