A recent article (A Sensory Fix for Problems in School) published in Scientific American Mind (March/April 2010) by internationally known and respected vision scientist, Dr. Burkhart Fischer, suggests that those reading this article consult the COVDs journal, Optometry & Vision Development (OVD), for additional information on the topic. Dr. Fischer is a prolific author and has written several articles for OVD including:
Fischer B, Köngeter A, Hartnegg K. Effects of Daily Practice on Subitizing, Visual Counting, and Basic Arithmetic Skills. Optom Vis Dev 2008:39(1):30-34.
Fischer B, Gebhardt C, Hartnegg K. Subitizing and Visual Counting in Children with Problems in Acquiring Basic Arithmetic Skills. Optom Vis Dev 2008:39(1):24-29.
Fischer B, Hartnegg K. Instability of fixation in dyslexia: development – deficits – training. Optom Vis Dev 2009;40(4):221-228.
Fischer B, Hartnegg K. Saccade control in dyslexia: Development, deficits, training and transfer to reading. Optom Vis Dev 2008:39(4):181-190.
Optometry & Vision Development is the official journal of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. It is an peer reviewed open access journal and is available free of charge at http://www.COVD.org by clicking on the tab, “OVD Journal” in the upper right corner of the homepage. Dr. Dominick M. Maino, the editor of OVD, welcomes any questions regarding this publication. Please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org .