Therapy and the Treatment of Reading Problems

Therapy and the Treatment of Reading Problems
Optometrist who specialize in vision therapy contend that vision therapy can be beneficial for some children suffering from reading problems and learning disabilities.  Critics concede that vision therapy may help correct certain binocular vision disorders, but they say no scientific evidence exists that proves vision therapy can correct the developmental and neurological conditions that cause man...
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How Strong Are the Visual Skills of Your Child?

How Strong Are the Visual Skills of Your Child?
If you suspect your child has a vision problem, your first step is to schedule a routine eye exam with an optometrist or ophthalmologist.  Most youngsters who have vision problems simply have nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism.  These refractive errors can be easily corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, it's estimated that 20 percent of school-aged children have visua...
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