What can vision therapy accomplish? Vision therapy was developed before the Great Depression. Also known as orthoptic training, this therapy is designed to improve vision skills such as eye movement control and eye coordination. These are also called visual motor skills. In addition, therapy is used to treat lazy eye or amblyopia. There are a [...]
I am going to share with you a powerful way to improve reading fluency. So much talk in the past few years surrounds improving DIBELS scores. What are DIBELS? DIBELS stands for The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills. This benchmark was developed back in the 1970s and 1980s. It all started at the [...]
Lazy eye causes and treatments Lazy eye or amblyopia results when an eye cannot be corrected, with glasses or contacts, to see 20/20. What causes lazy eye? The two most common reasons are refractive amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia. Let’s discuss refractive amblyopia first. If an eye has a refractive error, this simply means that it [...]
Convergence insufficiency treatment Convergence insufficiency results when a patient's two eyes cannot simultaneously converge, or point inward, to align on a near target. First, a little background. When you look at an object at distance, each of your eyes point straight ahead at that object. Then, your right eye takes a picture of the object [...]
Dyslexia – How to diagnose and best treat it. Watch this video to help your child get the tutor he needs.
Dyslexia is frequently misunderstood and often overlooked in students. Learn how to recognize dyslexia and where to get the best treatment for dyslexia in Pittsburgh. From letter reversals to difficulty with phonics, you can recognize dyslexia and find effective help for your child. Watch this video to learn more. https://youtu.be/Vu_xWKJ6eu0
Would you like your reading tutor to improve your child’s reading speed and accuracy? And, while accomplishing this, would you like to boost your child’s reading comprehension too? Of course you would. It is not only possible, I will show you how you can do this. What makes me so sure? Because we tutor reading [...]
In this blog I will share with you research and information that can help you with education, concussions, vision therapy and other medical eye procedures. Many of the posts will provide helps for you to tutor your child. Techniques used by reading specialists pioneered from a combination of medical and educational information will be featured. [...]