Vision and Learning Month

Vision and Learning Month

In 1995, August was first declared Vision and Learning Month to help increase awareness about the prevalence of misdiagnosed vision problems in children.  The most common reason for the misdiagnosis is that parents rely on in-school eye screenings to let them know if their child has trouble seeing.  Because in-school eye tests only evaluate distance […]

Visual Memory

Visual memory is huge piece of a large spectrum of abilities known as visual perceptual skills. Visual memory focuses on a child’s ability to recall visual information that has been seen. The proper usage of this skill is a critical factor in reading and writing for school aged children. When a child is writing a […]

Skeffington Circles for Visual Perception

Dr. Arthur Skeffington, known as the “Father of Behavioral Optometry”, developed the 4 circles model for visual perception. This model illustrates key areas for vision specialist to better understand the vision system and its capacity. Vision therapists for instance use the model to determine where the patient is in their vision development and diagnosis. The […]

Body Awareness & Vision Learning Therapy

The other day I was working with a patient and asked him to move to the other side of the room. He started walking and bumped into a chair that was set aside. I asked him if he was alright and he said,” oh yes, lately I have been bumping into things, my mom took […]

Vision Is Learned

Learning and Development. That is what we at the Vision Learning Center enhance. Watching my own child develop and learn has completely changed the way I approach and appreciate the complexity of the visual system. As soon as my son’s eyes opened for the first time I saw how much of an impact the visual […]


Admittedly, things have changed quite a bit since you and I were children. Growing up I was “kicked out from under mom’s feet” every evening until the ever-present street lights came on … well, after the chores and homework were complete. We then sat down for dinner as a family and possibly watched a show […]

Becoming A Vision Therapist

Ever since my sophomore year in high school, I have always known I wanted to pursue a career in optometry. In second grade, when I got my first pair of glasses, I fell in love with my visits to the eye doctor. It was the only doctors visits I ever looked forward to going to. […]

What Are Plus and Minus Lenses

What is the difference between plus and minus lenses? How do they affect light? how must the visual system respond (to continue to see clearly) when a lens is introduced? plus and minus lenses are used in our vision therapy office to stimulate or relax the accommodative system. “Accommodation” is the focusing power of the […]

It’s Just A Little Concussion

As a newly certified vision therapist, I have enjoyed using the new techniques that I recently learned at the College of Optometrists Vision Development (COVD) national conference. At the national conference, I met vision therapists and optometrists from all over the world; Michigan, California, Ohio, Florida, The Philippines, Canada and many more places. One of […]

If you can’t get out of it, get into it!

In life, the amount of effort you put into a goal goes hand in hand with how important it is to you. This is true for vision therapy as well. It is important to establish personal goals for yourself or your child to inspire motivation. Think about it, since vision affects all aspects of life, […]

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