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A treatment program consisting of 55 minute sessions specifically designed to address the areas of visual dysfunction identified in the initial developmental or neuro-optometric evaluation. Lenses and prisms are used as directed by the doctor and are a critical component of the therapy program. Additional activities include the use of balance boards, polarized/3-D materials, chalk boards, parquetry/attribute blocks, the saccadic fixator and a variety of specialized VT equipment. The sessions are designed to challenge the patient.
The goal of vision therapy is improvement in two areas of vision. The first is SENSORIMOTOR functioning. Issues addressed include, but are not limited to, tracking, focusing, convergence and binocular vision. These abilities are critical to success in both educational and athletic environments.
The second area of concentration involves OPERATIONAL THINKING. Issues addressed are spatial thinking and logical reasoning. These abilities specifically relate to mathematical reasoning and problem-solving.