Why are Visual Information Processing Skills and Dynamic Reading important in a Vision Therapy program?
At Hope Clinic, Visual Information Processing training is fully integrated into a comprehensive Vision Therapy program.
Included is work in the areas of Visualization, Visually Guided Motor Skills, Visual Memory, Visual Discrimination, Visual Spatial Relationships, Visual Form Constancy, Visual Figure Ground, Visual Closure, and improved Reading Speed and Comprehension.
During most patients’ final phase of Vision Therapy, home therapy focus is on Reading Speed and Comprehension. Those who do the training typically double or triple their Continue reading “Visual Information Processing Skills and Dynamic Reading are important in a Vision Therapy program” →
Amina Stanbridge shares her story treating patients using Vivid Vision
Cris Miranda on www.seevividly.com, March 22, 2016
Vivid Vision Spotlights are a series of talks and conversations with experts and patients standing at the vanguard of vision science.We probe deep into their stories and experiences using Vivid Vision, living with vision ailments and more. Amina Stanbridge is a vision therapist at the Hope clinic in Tacoma, Washington working under the direction of Theodore Kadet. We are grateful she was able lend us a few minutes of her time. Here are some highlights of our conversation (you can access to our full discussion via this link). Continue reading “Amina Stanbridge on Vivid Vision, Hope Clinic’s 3-D Virtual Reality protocol for Vision Therapy treatment” →
School visits provide the link between classroom learning and vision therapy
Lisa Knopp teams with schools for your child
In order to provide the best help to our patients who are children going to school, we are offering a service to our families. With written parent permission, Lisa Knopp will visit your child’s teacher(s) and other educators if desired (ie. counselors, tutors, principals) to help them understand how the child’s vision issues relate to their learning and classroom experience. She will provide Dr. Kadet’s vision report for the child and suggestions for classroom accommodations (when applicable), which will enhance the child’s learning in the classroom. Continue reading “School visits provide the link between classroom learning and vision therapy” →
Where should we go for Vision Therapy?
How can you assess what Clinic will be the best for you? With optimal results in mind, here are some questions to ask yourself to when you are comparing your therapy options. Continue reading “Where should we go for Vision Therapy?” →
How Vision Therapy Helped My Son
My youngest son Kaelen was in fifth grade when I began working at Hope Clinic. Unlike his older brother Jameson, who read voraciously, he had not ever liked to read or sit on my lap to be read to. When the boys were little and I told them bedtime stories, Kaelen would usually swing on the bars of the bunkbeds in their room, humming or making other noises, but rarely looking at the book. Later, he did not make great grades in school, though he was generally cooperative, and the fact that teachers liked him allowed him to “get by” without any red flags. Continue reading “How Vision Therapy Helped My Son” →
Vision Disorders contribute to learning difficulties
Vision may be one of the missing links to helping students learn.
Barbara Scola, a Director of Pupil Services, brought vision therapy to her school. “I was working on my master’s thesis and had the opportunity to work with a student who had excellent comprehension when the material was read to him, but struggled when he tried to read on his own.” Continue reading “Vision Disorders contribute to learning difficulties” →