Vision and Learning
- All About Vision and Learning
Browse through this large collection of articles by the PTA, School Nurse News, Web MD, professors, eye doctors, and more...
- About Success in School
with Vision Therapy
Read stories written by students, parents and teachers about improved
grades, reading, spelling, math, handwriting, and more.
Deficit Disorder and Vision
Is it really ADD/ADHD? Or is it an undetected
- Blurry Vision, Eyestrain, Double Vision, and/or Headaches
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is the leading cause of blurry vision, eyestrain, double vision, and/or headaches (including with near vision). Patients should be aware that convergence insufficiency is a fairly common visual condition and that treatment is very effective.
- Convergence Insufficiency (CI) and Reading Problems
Convergence insufficiency can interfere with the ability to read, learn, and work at near (at close distances). This article by an eye doctor explains how and
why CI causes reading and
learning problems. See the illustrations!
- Dyslexia and Vision
The American Academy of Optometrists and the
American Optometric Organization discuss vision, learning-related
vision problems, and dyslexia.
- Tracking Problems and Reading Difficulties
Article by an eye doctor explains how and why
tracking problems interfere with reading skills. See the
- Vision Therapy and LDs
As part of an interview, an eye doctor discusses whether Vision
Therapy helps learning disabilities or learning-related vision
Binocular Vision Impairments
- Lazy Eye, Crossed-Eyes, Double
Vision, Strabismus, etc.
An expert on strabismus covers the most
frequently asked questions about eye turns and so much more! This is probably the most comprehensive web site on the subject on the entire
- What is lazy eye?
Lazy eye is not the same as strabismus (a crossed eye or an eye turn). Read this very easy-to-understand explanation.
- Children's Vision
A large web site with many pages of
easy-to-understand information on lazy eye, crossed-eyes, strabismus,
developmental delays, eye muscle surgery, dyslexia, binocular vision
impairments, and much more.
- Eye Muscle
Answers to the most frequently asked questions
regarding eye muscle surgery as a treatment for lazy eye, crossed
eyes, etc. This type of surgery is frequently done, but often does
not give satisfactory results.
3D Stereo Vision
- 3D Vision (Binocular Vision)
How does it work? Why do we need it?
- Eye Doctors and 3D
Eye doctors use stereoscopic 3D images to develop
and reinforce 3D vision.
Stereo Vision Project
What is stereo vision? What is a binocular (two-eyed) vision
Learn to see in 3D! Visit the 3D Art Gallery and
view Magic Eye stereograms, stereo photographs, optical illusions,
and much more.
- Optometrists Network
A national network of optometrists.
- COVD -- The
College of Optometrists in Vision Development
An international professional organization which
grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists.
- AOA -- The
American Optometric Association
Organization of 32,000 optometrists.
-- Optometric Extension Program Foundation
Serving the educational needs of optometrists.
- NORA -- Neuro
Optometric Rehabilitation Association International, Inc.
An organization which provides direction for the
visual rehabilitation of persons who have physical disabilities
and/or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).