- 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
A look inside Appelbaum Eye Care Associates, where OT and vision therapy are offered together.
Photo Gallery from Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners (© 2011; Reproduced with Permission)
- For more information, see At First Sight: Combining Vision Therapy with Occupational Therapy.
Husband and wife team Stan Appelbaum, OD, FCOVD, and Barbara Bassin, OTR/L, BCP, are truly one of a kind. The board-certified vision therapist and board-certified pediatric occupational therapist work together in the same practice, offering patients both optometric vision therapy and sensory-integration-oriented occupational therapy.
It may seem overwhelming to add optometric vision therapy to an already full schedule, noted Appelbaum, but for many people with learning problems, movement and balance difficulties, eyestrain and fatigue while reading, ADHD and autism spectrum disorder, vision therapy has been the key to significant improvement.
Vision therapy, to put it frankly, is a kind of occupational or physical therapy for the eyes and brain. Take peek at a few typical treatment sessions here in our online photo gallery.