By Sharon Luckhardt, O.D.
Good vision plays a crucial role in children's learning. Vision and Learning offers parents, grandparents and educators valuable information on how to ensure their children and students are seeing properly and learning at their best.
Through this video, you'll learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of the most common learning-related visual problems that children develop. And you'll hear about vision therapy techniques that can help remedy these problems.
You'll also be introduced to behavioral optometry, a specialized area of optometric practice that takes a holistic approach to vision care, treating vision as part of a whole system that includes the eyes, the body, the brain, and influential factors such as diet and environment.
Produced in cooperation with AT&T, this video is designed for use with educators and parents at in-service programs, parent meetings or as an in-office educational tool. The unique services available through behavioral optometrists are explained in detail. Signs and symptoms of learning-related visual problems are demonstrated. Includes explanations of numerous vision therapy techniques. Length 9 1/2 minutes.