The VisionHelp Group consists of leading optometrists dedicated to vision development and vision rehabilitation practicing in the United States with a background in state and national leadership in optometry and optometric education as university professors, authors and lecturers. The doctors of the VisionHelp Group meet regularly to discuss the latest developments and best practices as well as to facilitate and develop initiatives to advocate for professional and public awareness of developmental vision and rehabilitation.
The mission of the VisionHelp Group is to provide leadership and foster the development of public and professional awareness projects to help end the senseless struggle of those individuals, children and adults who suffer from developmental vision and rehabilitation problems.
- One Mom’s Story – How Therapy Made a Difference By the time my son entered kindergarten, it was clear to me that scoring 20/20 on the eye chart and being given a clean bill of eye health by a renowned and much recommended pediatric ophthalmologist was not going to be the last word on his vision.
- At First Sight Combining optometric vision therapy with occupational therapy results in an integrated solution. Overall coordination and alertness are improved, which in turn affects performance in sports and in school.
- Vision Problems in Children with Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) affects a wide variety of people. Individuals with SPD and other different diagnoses or labels may have sensory issues such as sound sensitivity, difficulty screening out background noise, or visual sensitivity to fluorescent lights.
- Does Your Child Suffer From a Commonly Undiagnosed Vision Problem? On June 13, 2012 the Convergence Insufficiency Infographic was launched on the VisionHelp blog. The introduction of this infographic began with a frequently quoted saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”
- Are You Concerned About Exposing Your Child to 3D Technology? If you are planning to bring home that magical experience of watching 3D movies this holiday season, read this article first! Learn about what you can do if your child is not 3D ready.