COVID-19 has brought change—and challenges—to education. The Vision Therapy Center wants to help.
Discovering Vision Therapy Blog
Topics: Vision and Learning
To solve the nightly homework struggles of her children, Dr. Brenda Montecalvo decided to use her knowledge as a developmental optometrist to find a solution. The results were three highly successful kids—and now a book that's available to help other parents have similar success.
During these days of COVID-19 self-isolation, parents are looking for screen-free activities for their children. The developmental optometrists at The Vision Therapy Center have created a list that’s both fun and builds visual skills.
Topics: Visual Skills
In an effort to do our part to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we want to make you aware of steps we’re taking at our clinic to protect our clients and staff. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us implement these policies.
There’s a reason why functional vision problems are called “the hidden disability.” It’s because so many parents, physicians and educators aren’t aware of them. In this case, a reading specialist discovered her daughter had a vision problem, and the subsequent treatment was an eye-opening experience.
Nearly 10% of children have ADHD according to the Centers for Disease Control. What happens when these kids become adults? Peter Shankman says ADHD can be their “superpower”—if they learn how to use it.
Topics: ADD - ADHD
A new study suggests excessive screen viewing could impact the cognitive development of preschoolers. It also underscores what we’ve known for a while—that too much screen time can have a negative impact on kids in a lot of ways. And that includes their vision.
To help parents pick out the toys that will enhance a child’s visual development, we’re offering up our 2019 list of 131 optometrist-approved children’s toys! This year we’ve labeled the toys with age-appropriate designations.
A study has revealed strong evidence that involuntary eye movement could be a sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It has also reinforced what we’ve known for a long time: If kids can control their eye movements, it will improve their attention span.
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The content on this website has been created by The Vision Therapy Center. It was written by professional writers and then reviewed and edited for medical accuracy by the Developmental Optometrists at The Vision Therapy Center.