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The doctors and staff at Vision Learning Center are committed to helping you to enhance your vision and enrich your life.

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75% of those who survive head trauma and stroke need some form of rehabilitation.

About Us

MEET THE DOCTORS

Ann W. Voss, OD, FCOVD

Founder and Director of Bellaire Family Eye Care, Vision Learning Center & NeuroSensory Center of Bellaire

 Ann W. Voss, OD, FCOVD Dr. Ann Voss is the Founder and Director of Bellaire Family Eye Care, NeuroSensory Center of Bellaire and the Vision Learning Centers.  Her daily commitment to serving her patients with quality eye care, innovative solutions, and a caring attitude distinguishes her in the eye care community. Her passion is helping people of all ages find the best visual solutions possible to address their vision and eye health needs.

As an expert in the area of vision and learning, Dr. Voss provides educational and training programs to educators, parents, and healthcare groups. Her programs help healthcare providers and teachers recognize vision problems that impact successful learning. She also consults with textbook publishers regarding graphics, fonts, and colors that impact ease of reading and learning of text through the visual system. She works closely with other health professionals, including ophthalmologists, pediatricians, speech and language specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and psychologists, to provide the best all-around care for patients needing diverse services.

Dr. Voss lives near Rice University and has two teenagers: Grace is a student at USC and Ben is a student at Xavier Academy.

Marcia M. Moore, OD

Clinical Associate of Bellaire Family Eye Care, Vision Learning Center of Bellaire & NeuroSensory Center of Bellaire

Marcia Moore, OD Dr. Marcia Moore has been a valuable part of our team since 2008. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University Of Houston College Of Optometry. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, as a member of Phi Beta Kappa honors society, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology with High Honors.

Since joining the Bellaire Family Eye Care team as one of our eye doctors, Dr. Moore also set up an office in Weimar, Texas to provide diagnostic testing and vision therapy similar to our own clinic in Bellaire. Dr. Moore has a passion for vision development and helping patients use their vision to its fullest potential.

Dr. Moore and her husband are proud Houstonians. They have two young children and enjoy spending every second with them. They also enjoy any activity that gets them outside, including gardening and playing with their dog, Chip.

MEET THE STAFF

Joseph Wakeland, COVT

Head Vision Therapist, Manager of the Vision Learning Center & Certified NeuroSensory Technician
 Joseph Wakeland, COVT

Joseph joined our team in September of 2006. After years of therapy training and study, Joseph became board certified by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) in 2011. As a gifted therapist, Joseph now leads the Vision Learning Center as manager, developing new programs and implementing training protocols for other therapists. Whether working with a young child struggling to read across a page or assisting an athlete who has suffered a head injury, Joseph masterfully guides his patients to help them thrive at their highest potential.

Jose Martinez, COVT

Operations Manager & Senior Therapist for the Vision Learning Center
Jose Martinez, OVT

Jose joined the Vision and Learning Team in 2003 as an Optometric Vision Therapist and Special Education liaison. As a former Special Education teacher/administrator and math specialist, Jose has a strong desire to help others find their strengths while improving their weaknesses. This military veteran is highly organized and disciplined – a great combination to help patients of all ages. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Jose as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).

Abby Holland Asaad, COVT

AbbyAbby joined the Vision Learning Center team in 2010 after graduating from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, and an emphasis in Education. Abby’s current focus is the Visual Learning Program, and serves as Lead Evaluator with new patient evaluations. In 2013 The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) board certified Abby as a certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).

Natesha Conley Williams, COVT

Natesha ConleyNatesha has been a diligent member of the Vision Learning Center of Champions team since May 2010.  Her prior work history stems from 9 years in the early childhood field.  Before employment with the VLC, Natesha served as an education coordinator for a quality early childhood facility.  She attended Sam Houston State University where she underwent extensive studies in early child development and education.  Her philosophy is simple, “Invest now….benefit later!  She has a strong conviction that quality early education and a strong family support system pays off in a myriad of benefits to children, their families and society as a whole!!!”  Natesha strives daily to aid in strengthening and encouraging patients to reach their individual goals in and out of the therapy room.  Natesha is a resident of the Spring-Woodlands area.  She enjoys dancing and outdoor activities, but her favorite past time is spending time with her beautiful and witty daughter Kennedi and her ever supportive husband, Christopher.

D’Anne Stanton

Vision Learning Center Coordinator
D'Anne Stanton, MA

D’Anne returned to our office in September of 2010 graduating from Texas A&M University and raising her young family. As Vision Learning Center Coordinator she is responsible for scheduling new and returning patients who are in need of our specialized services and being a wealth of information to families seeking support. D’Anne is our number one contact for any questions regarding Developmental Visual Evaluations, Neurosensory assessments and vision therapy services.