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Health and Care: Therapy and Rehabilitation: Disability Specific: Learning Disabilities


New Sign Vision Therapy Stories is a website that offers the success stories of children and adults who have had vision therapy and information and referral on vision therapy providers across the country. Vision Therapy offers the effective evaluation and treatment for improvements for children and adults with Learning Disabilities, Vision Related Learning Problems and Difficulties Related to Vision. For information see the website or contact The Optometrists Network, ATTN: Rachel Cooper, 93 Bedford Street, Suite 5D, New York, NY 10014.

New Sign Essential Learning Institute is a non-profit Organization dedicated to correcting Learning Disabilities. They offer a free download of "EDUCATIONAL THERAPY: A NEW HOPE FOR STRUGGLING STUDENTS." Essential Learning Institute offers a unique and effective program for students with learning difficulties. After attending conventions, software shows and examining numerous educational catalogs, they have found the majority of Learning disability programs focus on reading remediation, tutoring or training. There are very few technologically advanced programs that approach specific areas of educational therapy. A thorough understanding of this information will help you distinguish between Essential Learning Institute’s extensive educational therapy program and most other remediation and tutorial approaches. Many self-help tips and resources on this site, but also computer assessment and programs that require a fee.

New Sign Vision Therapies for Learning Disabilities Vision therapy, also referred to as visual training or vision training, is a method attempting to correct or improve presumed ocular disorders, visual processing, and perceptual disorders. The American Optometric Association defines vision therapy as "a sequence of activities individually prescribed and monitored by the doctor to develop efficient visual skills and processing." Visual therapy is considered an alternative or partial part of a comprehensive therapy plan for learning disabilities.

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