health & dyslexia: vision (eye related ) therapies & dyslexia – eye tests

Eye Tests & Dyslexia

Eye-ExamMany children with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties need to have more specialist eye tests. Some of these tests can be carried out at your local opticians or at specialist eye clinics or other medical centres.

Headlines like; ‘Experts hail cure for child dyslexia’ and ‘Dyslexia: A miracle Cure’ have appeared in most national newspapers over the last few years. And they have all been talking about the wonderful success being achieved by scores of dyslexic students. The remarkable achievements have occurred after being prescribed vision training or tinted glasses. However, a word of caution, whilst ‘tinted glasses’ or similar may work for some children it does not work for everyone.

The pages opposite will show you the wide range of tests available which can point you in the right direction.