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Arizona Vision Therapy: The visual skills needed for reading

Posted: 3:48 PM, Dec 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-20 22:48:45Z

Information from AZVisionTherapy.com

TYPICAL VISION TESTS AND SCHOOL SCREENINGS AREN’T ENOUGH
Functional vision problems in children and adults often go undetected by doctors and vision screenings, so those who need help aren’t always getting it. Most school screenings only measure how clearly a child sees objects in the distance. So even if your child has 20/20 eyesight, they could still have a functional vision problem that affects their learning ability. In fact, children with vision-related learning problems often have 20/20 eyesight (visionandlearning.org).

VISUAL SKILLS ARE KEY FOR LEARNING PERFORMANCE
Undiagnosed vision problems in children can manifest as behavioral problems, falling behind in school and homework battles.