Saturday, July 6, 2013

Vision Therapy improves reading comprehension and overall classroom attention

A study of  students with below average reading scores found that providing visual attention therapy can significantly improve their attention and reading comprehension.  Visual attention is one component of a group of skills related to visual information processing- the way the brain takes in and makes sense of the images received by the eye.

The developmental optometrists at ourVancouver eye clinic have witnessed this improvement first hand.  Kids who hate reading, can't do it very well and read a below grade level have improved following therapy to become kids who love reading and often can read at above grade level! Read more...