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, […]

Hello, Thank you for calling the Vision Learning Center!

I feel really fortunate to be your first point of contact for all our new patients at the Vision Learning Center. I listen to all your concerns, developmental issues, challenges in school and just any other issues the patient is having. Patients share so much and are just really looking for a place that can […]

Spooky Peripherals

While most people believe vision is just seeing 20/20, there is actually a lot more involved when it comes to our sight. Vision is a dynamic process that involves the input of light that is then processed into information and completed by some type of response, whether that be a thought and/or an action. Within […]

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