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):
NECO Center for Eye Care-Dr. Celia Hinrichs New England College of Optometry