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Have you been told that your 2 eyes are unbalanced, different power ?

Submitted by suntime on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 07:32

Sometimes one eye is stronger than the other and can see a lot better.  As a result you use the stronger eye more often and the other eye can become lazy (often called lazy eye).  Unfortunately because the 2 eyes are not being used together correctly, it can make your eyes tired.  In addition, you will need to reread the material, and get headaches etc. This condition is called anisometropia.

When reading or working on the computer, do you:


Submitted by suntime on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 07:27

 It has been very therapeutic to write it down for the first time so honestly. Just a warning: it’s quite long, but I hope this helps someone out there in some way!

I was born in the outback of Western Australia 37 years ago. In the earliest months of life, my parents noticed a turn in my right eye (strabismus) – in towards my nose. Only recently I was told my grandfather was also born with this condition, and we’ve recently noticed it in my young niece.

Is a vision deficit causing reading difficulties?

Submitted by suntime on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 07:22

Reading and attention struggles frequently become more noticed after the third grade when students begin to rely more heavily upon written materials to supplement their learning. As students progress to middle school and on to high school, reading difficulties may emerge changing an avid reader to a “reading avoider.” In other situations, educational teams may question why an otherwise capable student is not making the expected progress in reading despite the use of reading interventions and other supports. While many things may be impairing a student’s progress (e.g.

How Functional Vision Problems Affect Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Submitted by suntime on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 07:19

Posted by Greg Mischio on November 26, 2013

Reading, writing and arithmetic.  They’re the foundation of our educational system, and the basis for what your child needs to succeed in school.  And Functional Vision Problems can affects them all.

Functional vision problems. These are vision issues that evade typical vision screeningsperformed by school, and they can have a profound effect on your child, both academically and socially.
Here is a breakdown of just how functional vision problems can impact your child’s performance in the 3Rs: