Category: Vision Development Blog

 

Just the other day a family from Nanaimo, concerned about their child, was asking about how common vision conditions are in children with learning disabilities.  A recent paper by doctors Quaid and Simpson cites that up to 80% of struggling readers are lacking one or more visual skills that are essential for reading (Read the […]

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Just the other day a mom from Nanaimo asked the question about her daughter who has been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD, and her other child with developmental coordinations disorder.  ‘Could vision be a problem? If so, why doesn’t vision get looked at as part of testing?’ A great question, and an area that can […]

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What if our current thinking on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is completely overlooking something so obvious? Let’s look at the logic and language involved with the diagnosis.  Think critically, and you may find a solution. Developmental– concerned with the development of someone or something. Coordination: the organization of the different elements of a complex body or […]

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The year after Dr. McCrodan found the tracking issues Matthew came out of the ‘special programs’ in school. By Grade 9 he was on the Honor roll and continues to take normal classes and achieve great academic success.

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The improvements to my vision, headaches, quality of life and professional performance achieved through the diagnosis and treatment provided by your team and you at McCrodan Vision has been life changing.

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Not only can I work full-time again, and care for my children with energy and enthusiasm, but I have reclaimed my life. I can go out whenever I want to, I can sit in a restaurant, I can do a grocery shop, I can live a life! I wasn’t sure if that was ever going to be the case again. I still get migraines, but only a couple a month rather than every day. And the migraine symptoms are much more manageable now and last a much shorter length of time.

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My son (grade 6 student)  commenced treatment with Dr McCrodan after suffering a serious concussion accident.  He also had been diagnosed with dyslexia and the combination of the concussion accident had left him with no balance, memory loss and a grade 3 reading level speed.  He also found reading music difficult.  He had low self-esteem, […]

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As you are reading this text, your brain is controlling how the incoming information is processed, and how your eyes track, coordinate, and focus.  Post Trauma Vision Syndrome refers to deficits in these areas after a concussion, head-injury, whiplash, or mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI).  If you have PTVS and your eyes do not work […]

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In this day and age we are all looking for a quick fix, or hope to be able to offer one. I’m reminded of a wise friend telling me of what his mentor said. “I can teach your child to beat a test in a few weeks, but to gain the lifelong value of actually […]

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