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Vision Therapy

Vision Therapy is a type of physical therapy for the brain and eyes. Through a series of progressive therapeutic procedures (eye exercises), patients develop or recover normal visual skills.

Vision problems may include:

  • involving focus
  • eye teaming
  • eye movement
  • visual perception
  • eye-hand coordination
  • visual imagery

A list of some common issues include:

  • Trouble coping from the board, depth perception (eye teaming issues),
  • Student covering one eye (eye teaming issue)
  • Head movement (instead of eye movement, eye tracking)
  • Easily distracted, high verbal, avoidance (known as lazy student), blinking eyes, etc.

Vision Therapists (links provided by SEPAC members):

CAH Vision-Dr. Celia Hinrichs Sudbury, MA

Organizations

College of Optometrists in Vision Development
Optometric Extension Program Foundation
Parents Active for Vision Education

VisionHelp Group


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