Here is an interesting blog with unique insights on schizophrenia, vision therapy, and seeing in 3D for the first time.
Added by COVD on September 8, 2009 at 7:54pm —
I just posted an article on EXCELerated Vision
for teachers to be on the look-out for the signs, symptoms and behaviors of a vision related learning problem.
The emphasis on this piece is more than the fact that these children have symptoms, it is important for teachers to know that these vision problems have a medical diagnosis and that treatment is office-based vision therapy. Check it out and as always please feel free to… Continue
Added by Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher on September 7, 2009 at 11:30pm —
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Several of you have asked me about a direct link to the information in the AOA News August edition addressing the misinformation in the most recent Joint Organizational Policy from the AAP/AAO, implying that optometric VT is of questionable value at best. Here it… Continue
Added by Dr. Leonard J. Press on August 28, 2009 at 4:07pm —
Dr. Amin from Advanced Vision in Phoenix, Arizona discusses how Vision Therapy can be beneficial to children with Autism.
Added by COVD on August 27, 2009 at 9:00pm —
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COVD currently has over 400 followers on twitter! Take a look at our profile and consider starting your own twitter account. It is a great way to update followers on the latest in vision therapy.
Added by COVD on August 23, 2009 at 3:03pm —
When I am providing vision therapy with a patient, I have over the years practiced how to see the diagnosed vision problem as part of the total human being. Why? It is evident that my clinical interaction, what I say, how I comment on the patient's responses, has a deep impact on how the patient assimilates the experience. I recall in the beginning I thought that training eye movements was to get smoother eye movements. Also, increasing fusion was to build a stronger binocular… Continue
Added by Roberto Kaplan O.D., M.Ed. FCOVD on August 21, 2009 at 7:00am —
COVD has been working hard to get the word out on August's National Childrens Vision and Learning Month. COVD members don't forget to access the media tools for you at www.covd.org.
The more we can all do to push this message out, the greater the chance of helping just one more child with a vision-related learning problem obtain the help that they need!
Also, another thought is to set up your own practice blog to keep your message to… Continue
Added by Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher on August 16, 2009 at 11:57pm —
Excellent article on why school screenings are not enough.
Added by COVD on August 16, 2009 at 3:17pm —
I noticed that several of our fine crew have not added a photo or given their full name. I would like to suggest you do so....it makes communication so much more personal....and less computerized! I would also recommend that all docs either use Dr. or a degree after their name as well....
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on August 11, 2009 at 1:49pm —
Dr. Carol Scott the President of COVD answers questions about Vision Therapy
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Just a reminder that if you teach students in a school/college of optometry or have students in your office....sign up for the Peds/V educators group today!
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on August 4, 2009 at 6:15pm —
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