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Reading and Learning Related Visual Problems
It is widely accepted that vision and learning are intimately related. Yet, children and adolescents can move along from one school year to the next with significant, but undetected visual deficits.
Visually related reading and learning problems, as examined in our office, take the following three constructs into determination:
A deficiency in any of these areas may result in specific learning disabilities, which include but are not limited to, expressive language delays, poor reading skills and comprehension levels, underdeveloped writing skills, poor mathematics calculations and underdeveloped reasoning skills.
Prevalence of Reading and Learning Disabilities
Reading and learning disabilities yield a high incidence rate in the United States. According to the US Department of Education, there are currently over 2.8 million students being served for specific learning disabilities. This encompasses approximately 48% of all children receiving special education services¹.
Treatment of Reading and Learning Disabilities
Visual management of reading and learning disabilities is extremely successful, when 80% of the information we acquire is through our eyes. You will find more information on our treatment methods here.
US Department of Education. Prevalence of Learning Disability
Last Accessed May 13, 2016