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The Rotating Snakes Are All In Your Mind

By Maryland Vision Therapy | January 27, 2017 | Comments Off on The Rotating Snakes Are All In Your Mind

Story courtesy of NPR: Like a detective, the vision scientist knows how to recognize clues, especially when they’re staring him in the face. Says Backus: “The first thing to notice about Rotating Snakes is that the motion grinds to a halt if you stare at just one part of the image. On the other hand,…

Infant Visual Development

By Maryland Vision Therapy | November 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Infant Visual Development

Babies are born with visual systems that are still in the process of developing.  Although human babies are born with eyes that are approximately 65% of the size of an adult’s eye, their visual systems are not nearly as developed.  A newborn’s first views of the world are indistinct and hazy, but at even a…

8 Fun Games That Can Improve Your Child’s Executive Functioning Skills

By Maryland Vision Therapy | November 17, 2016 | Comments Off on 8 Fun Games That Can Improve Your Child’s Executive Functioning Skills

Executive Function Issues Difficulty organizing oneself to accomplish tasks. Kids with these issues often have trouble planning ahead, prioritizing, self-correcting, starting activities and shifting from one task to another. Sometimes referred to as executive functioning disorder. Board games require players to follow directions, take turns and plan strategies—three skills that may be tough kids with…

Effects of Prisms on Posture, Gait and Balance Nov. 14, 2016 @ 6pm

By Maryland Vision Therapy | October 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Effects of Prisms on Posture, Gait and Balance Nov. 14, 2016 @ 6pm

Join us for our last seminar of 2016 as Dr. Kungle discusses the role of prisms in helping patients improve their posture, gate, balance, spatial awareness and binocularity. Demonstrations and hands-on learning appropriate for optometrists, therapists and patients. Two hours of continuing education credits available. Drinks and refreshments provided. Please rsvp by email to office@marylandvisiontherapy.com…

Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child’s Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn

By Maryland Vision Therapy | October 11, 2016 | Comments Off on Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child’s Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn

The Brain Develops in Layers “Why is it important to know how your child’s brain works and which parts are responsible for learning? Although the brain is complicated, the more you understand about how your child or student’s brain functions, then you can target those specific areas with activities and exercises to improve their learning…

Primitive Reflex Integration Seminar 10.18.16 at 7pm

By Maryland Vision Therapy | October 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Primitive Reflex Integration Seminar 10.18.16 at 7pm

Has your child been given a diagnosis of poorly integrated primitive reflexes? Are you confused by what that means? Would you like to learn more and understand how it affects development and learning? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us on October 18th at 7pm in our Annapolis office for…

The Merits of Reading Real Books to Your Children

By Maryland Vision Therapy | October 3, 2016 | Comments Off on The Merits of Reading Real Books to Your Children

In a small study published in February in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers looked at the interactions between parents and their children, ages 10 to 16 months, and found that when they were playing with electronic toys, both parents and children used fewer words or vocalizations than they did with traditional toys. And picture books evoked even…

A School Vision Screening is Not a Substitute for a Comprehensive Eye Exam

By Maryland Vision Therapy | September 8, 2016 | Comments Off on A School Vision Screening is Not a Substitute for a Comprehensive Eye Exam

A school vision screening, while a highly useful tool in schools, is limited and designed only to check your child’s distance vision. It can tell you how well your child can read a chart that is 20 feet away and it may also have a color vision test, but the simplicity of the test will…

Learning-Related Visual Problems: NEW SEMINAR 9/28/16 at 6pm

By Maryland Vision Therapy | September 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Learning-Related Visual Problems: NEW SEMINAR 9/28/16 at 6pm

Is your child struggling in school?  Join us for a free seminar in our Annapolis office to learn about common learning-related visual problems.  This seminar will help you understand the visual skills which are required for reading and learning.  If your child is working with a reading specialist, we encourage you to invite the specialist…

Poor Grades Explained by Vision Problems

By Maryland Vision Therapy | August 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Poor Grades Explained by Vision Problems

Jeremy’s mom says: “Vision Therapy changed my son’s life. There are no more tears! Jeremy is able to work faster on homework with better concentration. I no longer hear him say, ‘I CAN’T DO IT!’”

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