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Vision Therapy For Kids in Houston, TX

About a quarter of children have a vision problem that affects their ability to see clearly and learn. This is according to the American Optometric Association. Poor sight or vision problems can affect a child’s ability to learn in school, which could be detrimental to the child's future.

Vision Therapy For Learning Disability

For decades, vision therapy has been [recognized] as an effective treatment for children with visual problems like strabismus (crossed eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), and visual processing disorders.

How Can Poor Vision Affect Your Child’s Behavior?

It’s not uncommon for parents to encounter behavioral problems in their children at some point in time. While there may be many reasons for a child acting out or being inattentive, research has shown that poor visual skills can contribute to behavioral issues in children.

What Causes a Child to Be a Slow Learner?

Some kids find school easy, while others struggle to keep up with their peers in school, both academically and socially. They may also have trouble following instructions and completing tasks. Moreover, ‘slow learners’ often have low self-esteem and may avoid reading and participating in sports.

Is Your Child Doing Poorly in School? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you ever received a bad report card as a child, you know how frustrating it can be. You likely experienced the feeling that you weren’t as smart as your classmates or that you'd never be a good student.

How Poor Eye Tracking Impacts Reading

If your child is struggling in the classroom, reading below grade level, avoids reading tasks or becomes easily frustrated when it comes to completing homework, they may have an eye tracking problem.

Giving Vision Therapy The Attention It Deserves

The American Academy of Pediatrics (APA) recently published a policy statement (opinion piece) about visual problems that can arise after a child suffers a concussion, and the various treatment options the organization recommends.

Are Children with IEPs More Likely to Have Vision Problems?

Children with IEPs — school-based Individualized Educational Programs — are more likely to experience problems with their eyes, especially their visual skills. Visual skills include the eye’s ability to focus and track and work as a team, but these and many other visual difficulties aren’t detected in traditional vision screenings.

10% of Children Have Undetected Vision Problems

Almost every classroom has children who struggle more than their peers, whether academically, socially or [behaviorally].

Does Your Child Have 20/20 Vision Yet Still Struggles In School?

Your child aced their school’s vision screening test with 20/20 eyesight. That means perfect vision, right?