- Who Needs Vision Therapy?
- Photos: An Inside Look at Vision Therapy
- Videos: Featured gallery
- Infographic: 10 Things to Know
- Interesting Vision Facts.
- How to Get Tested For Vision Problems.
- Checklist of Symptoms.
- Questions to Ask Before You Make an Appointment.
- The Optical Illusion of 20/20 Vision.
Infants & Children
- When Should Infants Have Their First Vision Examination?
- Baby Vision: What Your Little One Sees.
- How Well Does Your Baby See?
- Save Your Child's Vision: Helpful Tips for Parents.
Myths and Facts
Checklist of Symptoms
Are Vision Disorders Interfering with Your Child's Ability to Learn?
|___eyes strained or tired when reading||___print runs together when reading|
|___loss of place when reading||___reverses letters and/or numbers|
|___skips words when reading||___difficulty remembering words learned before|
|___uses finger to follow along when reading||___bright child, but does poorly on tests|
|___difficulty with copying from the chalkboard||___difficulty with tests using Scantron sheets|
|___complains of headaches after school||___avoids reading|
|___eyes tear or rubs eyes often when reading||___complains of blur or double vision|
|___holds books close to the eyes||___poor sports performance|
|___difficulty concentrating on homework||___diagnosed with ADD or ADHD|
|___distractible during homework||___diagnosed with dyslexia|
|___homework takes extremely long to finish||___reduced reading comprehension|
|___closes or covers one eye when reading|
If your child experiences one or more of these symptoms, he or she should be evaluated by an optometrist specializing in vision therapy, to determine whether previously undiagnosed disorders of visual function may be interfering with your child's ability to learn.