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Holiday Gift (EYE)deas

Looking for that last minute stocking stuffer?

illuminated christmas trees The Vision Therapy Blog pooled our resources again this year for favorite games and activities that will help develop basic skills for: visual processing, fine-motor, eye-hand coordination and much more. Enjoy! Share!   The Vision Therapy Blog’s Top 10: 10....
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Preemies Need a Lifetime of Vision Care

Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/preemies/ Worldwide, 15 million babies are born premature (less than 37 weeks gestational age) every year. This population is at greater risk of abnormal visual and neurological development than children born full term.  The more premature, the greater the risk.  Visual deficits associated with preterm birth include...
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Recess Matters: Skeffington’s Circles in the Schoolyard

Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/26/skeffingtons-circles-in-the-schoolyard/ Dr. A.M. Skeffington first described the "four-circle figure" as a pictoral representation of vision in 1963. This model of vision is made up of four intersecting circles, with vision emerging from the intersection of all four. Through this intersection, Skeffington's circles demonstrate how vision as a...
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Is your vision functioning well? An eye chart can’t tell you

Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link:

https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/13/function/

Not all vision screenings are created equal!

Many people are familiar with the "eye chart test" used in typical vision screenings and the score it gives--the phrase "20/20" is usually thought to mean the same thing as "perfect vision." However, most vision screenings provided at school...
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