Eyegames, Part 3: Behavioral Optometrist’s Evaluation

Optometrist evaluation

Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises: An OT and Optometrist Offer Activities to Enhance Vision! was co-authored by Lois Hickman and Rebecca Hutchins, an occupational therapist and an optometrist, and is a must read. This is a three part series based on this book, following our recent review, Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises. In Eyegames, […]

Eyegames, Part 2: Visual Perception Problems

Visual Perception Problems

Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises: An OT and Optometrist Offer Activities to Enhance Vision! was co-authored by Lois Hickman and Rebecca Hutchins, an occupational therapist and an optometrist, and is a must read. This is a three part series based on this book, following our recent review, Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises. In Eyegames, […]

Eyegames, Part 1: An Optometrist’s Perspective on Vision Therapy

eyegames vision therapy

 is a fascinating read for professionals and parents alike. Co-authored by Lois Hickman and Rebecca Hutchins, an occupational therapist and an optometrist, this book is a must read. It will literally open your eyes (pun intended) into an understanding of the visual sensory processing component that is interwoven with all the other senses. On the […]

Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises

Eyegames Lois Hickman Rebecca Hutchins

Lois Hickman and Rebecca Hutchins, an occupational therapist and an optometrist, co-authored  to offer activities to improve vision. This short read and reference embarks on sharing insight about visual learning, beginning at birth, along with how vision proceeds to develop up until the child enters school. Vision, touch and movement are interconnected. “Integrating the sense […]

Do You Work with Children with Language Problems?

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Authors Christine Durbin, M.A., CCC-SLP, and Lauren Franke, Psy.D., CCC-SP, through years of work with students with complicated language problems (CLP), have found the right blend of elements needed for a successful intervention and have included them in their new book . This book contains everything necessary to begin instruction immediately! It includes a CD […]

Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump

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Don’t turn away from this article just because of the word “dyspraxia.” First, what is dyspraxia? Geoff Platt, author of  lists some of the primary problems of dyspraxia to include: low muscle tone; easily fatigued muscles; poor coordination, balance, and attention; and hyperactivity. Some of the secondary problems include: lack of confidence and self-esteem; avoidance […]

Imaginations: Fun Relaxation Stories & Meditations for Kids

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The ability to relax is an essential skill in our hectic world today. Kids are shuttled from home to school to after school activities and home again, often without transition time or down time. We hope that children can lead happy, relaxed, and calm lives, but often we neither teach them how to do this […]

Eye Games: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises Reviewed by Yoga Therapist

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This practical handbook, , opens with a beautiful segue describing light as the main factor in vision and our need to be outside and connected to nature. Natural light and time outdoors are key factors in all aspects of our health and in the introduction, they get right to the heart of the matter: “Experiencing life […]

Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That!

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The development of the human baby is very complex. So many amazing things happen, especially the first two years of a child’s life. If you have been as fortunate as most parents to have raised your child from birth, you may not even be aware of critical developmental skills and milestones that occur so early […]

Great Books for Talking, Activities, and Problem-Solving

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Therapists, parents, and teachers are always in need of new materials to be used in therapy and teaching sessions, whether they be in the classroom or a home school environment. This series will present books published by Usborne that can be used for many different purposes, including Speech/Language Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, as […]

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