Let's Get Moving!

April 29, 2015

This article details the effect that movement has on learning, starting from birth. Opportunities for movement and play from infancy encourage proper visual development and coordination, which assist in almost every other area of learning. Children are expected to sit for long periods of time, often without adequate time to play outdoors, use their imaginations,…

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Quick Sideline Concussion Test for Athletes

March 30, 2015

The Huffington Post has an interesting article about the King-Devick test, a test used to determine if a person has suffered a concussion. This test is easy to administer and can be done on the sidelines during a game, greatly reducing the possibility of sending someone with a concussion back into the game. This 2-Minute…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 17, 2015

Vision therapy is not limited to treating only children or  those who have developmental vision problems.  We have seen many patients, both children and adults, with various traumatic brain injuries who have benefited from vision therapy.  Click here to read about Maryann, a woman who experienced life-changing results through vision therapy after her brain injury.

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He Even Asked to Join a Baseball Team!

February 23, 2015

We have seen a lot of improvements at school since our 8 year old son has begun vision therapy. His reading speed and comprehension have improved. He has a much easier time following along on the page and on the board. He has a much better sense of personal space. He is not longer afraid…

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"Vision Problems in Children with Sensory Processing Disorder" by Dr. Lynn Hellerstein

December 12, 2014

This article by Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, featured in Sensory Focus Magazine/Fall 2014, thoroughly explores how visual problems may affect individuals with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

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Curing learning-related vision problems – TEDx

December 12, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Optometrist, Dr. Vicky Vandervort explains what it is like for a person to have eyes that work but do so inefficiently causing the person to exert extreme effort to see. When this occurs, people, especially children, do not realize the…

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Reading Level Improved and His Frustration Decreased

December 3, 2014

Calvin has made significant gains after having vision therapy. Cal was a struggling reader from kindergarten until third grade. We had the best “reading teachers,” tutored all summer and throughout the school year – but still Cal was frustrated. He made the same mistakes over and over – crying many times. A teacher recommended a…

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What Op Art Can Tell Us About Reading

September 23, 2014

Check out this interesting article from Susan Barry, author of “Fixing My Gaze”. Click Here To Read    

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Learn From Other Parents About Vision Therapy!

August 29, 2014

Have you done your homework to learn about Vision Therapy, but want to hear from real people who have been through the process? Maybe you’re just beginning the search for solutions for you or your child and aren’t sure if Vision Therapy is an option .  Wherever you are on your quest for answers, there are great resources available! If you…

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COVD's Vision and Learning Month

August 6, 2014

August is COVD’s Vision and Learning Month: Spread the Word About Vision Therapy! As the summer comes to an end, you are probably starting your back to school “to do” list already. We believe that an exam from a developmental optometrist should be at the top of that list! In addition to examining eye health,…

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