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ADHD, Back to School and Performance

In this research study, students who were ALREADY diagnosed with ADHD were given office-based visual skills therapy. After the therapy, symptoms such as loss of place while reading, needing to re-read, reading slowly, loss of concentration, trouble remembering what was read IMPROVED significantly. 98 more words

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Back to School, Vision and Attention

Here are the results of a clever study: Students who DID NOT have ADHD or visual skills problems, were temporarily MADE TO HAVE a visual skills problem by the research team. 93 more words

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Back to School and Vision

Why is a yearly eye exam as well as a visual skills exam potentially so important for students as they enter a new school year? Over the next couple of weeks we will look at well-designed clinical studies to help us understand the importance of vision, which includes eyesight and visual skills, in learning. 116 more words

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Back To School and Back to Learning

Could your child’s vision be affecting his/her ability to read, write or learn? It’s not just about a child failing. Many bright children perform below their potential because they are being limited by their vision issues. 78 more words

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Expert Guide: Picking Glasses for a Child.

My Child Needs Glasses: Now What?

Your child has just been diagnosed with a refractive error and the optometrist has prescribed corrective lenses for him or her. 812 more words


Back To School, Vision and Reading

  • 25-30% of children have vision problems that interfere with academics
  • Students who failed vision screenings scored worse on standardized tests

In a clinical study involving elementary-aged school children published in 2017, those who had failed a vision screening… 164 more words

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Recommendations for Nearsightedness

If a normally-sighted child has two or more moderate risk factors for nearsightedness, then he/she should be evaluated every six months. If two or more risk factors are high, then active treatment to slow down the progression of myopia is recommended. 57 more words

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