How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child's Potential: Identifying

and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781849058810

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
By:
Joel H. Warshowsky
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160

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Preface. Introduction: My Vision for this Book. Part I. Understanding Vision in Children: Background and Basics. 1. Understanding the Effects of the ""Failure Syndrome"" in a child. 2. Convergence: What is it and Why is it Important. 3. The Difference Between Good Eyesight and Functional Vision. Part II. Overcoming Blocks and Unlocking Potential: What is Vision Therapy and When is it Needed?. 4. Vision Therapy: History and How it Works. 5. How Vision Therapy Can Aid Learning. 6. Vision Therapy and Learning Disabilities. 7. The Role of the Behavioral Optometrist in the Child Study Team. 8. Vision Therapy and Occupational Therapy: A Co-joined Approach. Part III. Specific Vision problems and Behavioral Optometric Interventions. 9. Types of Lenses and How They Help. 10. Some Specific Vision Problems: Nearsightedness, Strabismus, and Amblyopia. Epilogue: When I was Twelve. Resources. A Sample Letter. Visual Function Self Test. Exercises That May Be Done At Home. If you have Questions. Suggested Reading. Glossary.

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