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One of the most common symptoms we hear in our office is the struggle for patients to copy information quickly and accurately from the board at school. Whether it be for an assignment, or filling out their planners at the end of the day, many students have difficulty.  Parents often find the result to be illegible and confusing. Many times, the student is also unable to read their own writing or make sense of what they were trying to say. This article (and the links within it) shed some light on the reasons copying information can be so overwhelming. Vision therapy can address many of the visual concerns with copying such as focusing, spatial, and tracking skills.  Click here to read.