THE VISION & LEARNING CENTER
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. SPD can occur in conjunction with autism, dyslexia, attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder, speech delay, and learning problems (Temple Grandin, PhD, Sensory Focus Magazine; Spring 2013).
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Dr. Leonard Press, a past President of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, discusses how some children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) may actually be misdiagnosed and may simply have vision problems. Learn about Vision Therapy and how it could help your child
Keith Holland is Clinical Director of Keith Holland & Associates, an optometrist practice in Cheltenham that serves clients in more than 60 countries. He has almost 30 years' experience in optometry and began his career in The City University, London and The London Refraction Hospital.
YouTube video by Bill Nye the Science Guy on the importance of vision to learning.
Dr. Press cited regarding individuals having visual difficulties with viewing 3D media.
Excellent Information on 3D vision in the education field and entertainment industry, distributed by the American Optometric Association.
A website of leading Developmental Vision Specialists practicing in the United States, one of whom is Dr. Press.
This is the vision therapy blog written by the visionhelp.com doctors about topics related to developmental vision, vision rehabilitation, brain-based vision, and vision therapy.
A delightful and informative blog written by Susan R. Barry, Ph.D., also known as "Stereo Sue."
Formerly developed by Catalyst Vision, these are a series of online video courses that are oriented toward occupational therapists and educators who want to gain a greater understanding of vision as it applies to success in the classroom.
Website of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, containing a wide range of information useful for doctors as well as the public.
Information about a private practice Residency program under the auspices of Southern College of Optometry which Dr. Press helped to pioneer.
Website of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation, containing treasures of resources involving vision education.
A link to key position papers related to vision therapy by the American Academy of Optometry.
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