by: Dr. Briana Larson, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, FNORA Executive Director and Founder of OCVT Personal life experience and challenges with undiagnosed vision system deficiencies Growing up, I was the child who was always pulled out of class for reading tutoring and reading intervention. I still remember some of the readers […]
By: Ms. Sylena Driving Remember when you were 16 years old and bursting with excitement when you got behind the wheel? Once you were able to drive, the entire world feels in reach and you reach a whole new level of independence. With driving, there are many skills that must function together to help you […]
Angela Aguilar, COVT Perhaps you found my title a little dramatic – but I am hoping it caught your attention! It all starts with an adorable baby I recently met; her name is Emma. I confess, I love babies. I actually do not know many people that don’t go a little crazy when they […]
Ranjani Panda, Vision Therapist According to Carol Dweck, (Professor of Psychology at Stanford University who does research in personality, development, and motivation), there are two types of mindsets: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. People with a fixed mindset tend to believe that the characteristics they possess are fixed traits and that intelligence […]
Ashley Alavi, COVT Whether it’s for personal, professional, athletic, or academic aspirations, we hear it all the time: visualize your goals and you can achieve them! But how does our visual processing system play a role in this? Moreover, if someone has a deficit in visual processing skills, does this put them […]
Written by: Alisa Nola, OD In this digital age, almost every aspect of our lives is dependent on using some sort of electronic device, such as phones, tablets, e-readers, and computers. Textbooks and news are now accessed digitally and homework can be completed and submitted on the computer. Think about how many times a day […]
Natsuki Hara – Vision Therapist Have you ever thought about all of the visual components that pertain to driving? In order to receive your driver’s license, the vision exam comprises only of tests that determine your visual acuity. In other words, if you have the corrective lenses (glasses or contacts), you are clear. The following […]
Mrs. Julie's Story from Allie McIver on Vimeo. Mrs. Julie describes her experiences after a stroke and how vision therapy has improved her awareness, balance and vestibular system.
Mrs. Melanie’s Story from Allie McIver on Vimeo. Watch Ms. Melanie’s story about how vision therapy impacted her life and tips for people interested in vision therapy.
Annie Ramirez, COVT OCVT Stone Oak With school back in session and our regular routines starting up again, vision therapy home activities can sometimes be a challenge to complete. Home activities are incredibly important as repetition at home helps strengthen the neurological pathways that are trained intensely in office. To help improve […]