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BOOKS FOR PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Vision & Learning

The Hidden Link Between Vision and Learning: Why Millions of Learning-Disabled Children Are Misdiagnosed

Wendy Rosen

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Red Flags for Elementary Teachers: Vision and Neurodevelopmental issues that interfere with Reading and What To Do About Them

Katie Johnson
(Foreword by Dr. Press)

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Vision and Learning: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
Click here for more background on the origin on how this book came about.

Heike Schumacher, M.D.
(Forward by Dr. Press)

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Vision & Sensory Processing

Against the Odds: Sensory Processing Disorder and the Mum Who Transformed Her Sons’ Lives

Dana Latter with Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

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Eye Power

Ann Hoopes & Stanley Appelbaum, O.D., FCOVD

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Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists

Mitchell Scheiman, O.D.

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Vision & Reading

Optometric Management of Reading Dysfunction

Griffin, Christenson, Wesson and Erickson

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Vision and Reading

Ralph P. Garzia, O.D.

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Vision & Brain Injury

Vision Rehabilitation: Multidsciplinary Care of the Patient Following Brain Injury

Penelope Suter, O.D. and Lisa Harvey, O.D.

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Visual & Vestibular Consequences of Acquired Brain Injury

Irwin Suchoff, O.D., Kenneth Ciuffreda, O.D., Ph.D., and Neera Kapoor, O.D.,, M.S.

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Vision & Developmental Disabilities

Visual Diagnosis and Care of thePatient With Special Needs

Taub, Bartuccio, and Maino

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Seeing Through New Eyes: Changing the Lives of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Developmental Disabilities Through Vision Therapy

Melvin Kaplan, O.D.

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Vision Therapy Activities

Applied Concepts in Vision Therapy is the classic textbook from Dr. Press. There is a textbook and ebook version.

Leonard J. Press

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Serena Wieder is the co-developer of Floortime therapy. Together with the developmental optometrist Harry Wachs she put together a book that includes a 200 page manual on vision therapy procedures that address visual-spatial need.

Serena Wieder and Harry Wachs

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Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises, is a slim paperback that provides the theory and procedures for 30 exercises designed by an occupational therapist, Lois Hickman and a developmental optometrist, Rebecca Hutchins.

Lois Hickman and Rebecca Hutchins

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An extensive manual of optometric vision therapy procedures and forms designed by Dr. Baxter Swartwout.

Dr. Baxter Swartwout

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Miscellaneous Topics

The Power of Lenses. Volume One

Marc Taub, O.D., MS and Pamela Schnell, O.D.

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Crossed & Lazy Eyes (Strabismus & Amblyopia)

Pilar Vergara Gimenez

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Outsmarting Autism: The Ultimate Guide to Management, Healing and Prevention

Patricia S. Lemer

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See It. Say It. Do It! The Parent’s & Teacher’s Actiion Guide to Creating Successful Students & Confident Kids

Dr. Lynn F. Hellerstein
(Foreword by Dr. Press)

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Jillian’s Story: How Vision Therapy Changed My Daughter’s Life

Robin Benoit with Jillian Benoit

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Dear Jillian: Vision Therapy Changed My Life Too

Robin Benoit with Jillian Benoit

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What and How Does This Child See?

Lea Hyvärinen, M.D., Ph.D., and Namita Jacob, Ph.D.

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Eyes on Track: A Manual to Improve Vision Processing

Dr. Kristy Remick

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Visual Attention in Children: Theories and Activities

Kenneth A. Lane, O.D.

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Developing Ocular Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills: An Activity Workbook

Kenneth A. Lane, O.D., FCOVD

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When Your Child Struggles: The Myths of 20/20 Vision

Dr. David Cook

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A Parent’s Guide To Raising Children With Healthy Vision

Dr. Nicholas Despotidis and Dr. Noah Tannen

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Optometric Extension Program. Tools of Behavioral Vision Care: Prisms

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Vertical Yoked Prisms

Melvin Kaplan, O.D.

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Binocular Anomalies: Theory, Testing & Therapy. 5th ed.

Dr. John R. Griffin and Dr Eric J. Borsting

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Clinical Management of Binocular Vision: Heterophoric, Accommodative, and Eye Movement Disorders

Dr. Mitchell Scheiman and Dr. Bruce Wick

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Optometric Management of Learning-Related Vision Problems. 2nd ed.

Dr. Mitchell M. Scheiman and Dr. Michael W. Rouse

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Stress and Vision

Elliott B. Forrest, O.D.

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Visual Imagery: An Optometric Approach

Elliott B. Forrest, O.D.

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Stress and Vision

Dr. Martin H. Birnbaum

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Treating the Whole Child: Join the ASD to ADD Revolution!

Dr. Sam Berne

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Luminous Life: How the Science of Light Unlocks the Art of Living

Jacob Israel Liberman, OD, PhD

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In Focus: Vision, Mind & Body

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Dr. Michael Christian

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MONOGRAPHS AND ARTICLES

Visual Factors in Childhood Behavioral Disorders

Visual Factors in Childhood Behavioral Disorders

Leonard J. Press, OD, FCOVD, FAAO
Carole L. Hong, OD, FCOVD

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A Rationale for the Use of Prisms in the Vision Therapy Room

Robert S. Fox, OD

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Use of Atropine to Slow the Progression of Myopia: A Literature Review and Guidelines for Clinical Use

Jeffrey Cooper MS, OD, FAAO, FCOVD-A (Professor Emeritus)
Katherine Weibel, OD
Gregory Borukhov, OD

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Parallels Between Auditory and Visual Processing

Leonard J. Press, O.D.

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Brain Injury Professional: Special Issue on Neuro-Optometry

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OT-OD Synergy During Management of the Concussed: A Case Report Illustrating Seamless Care ‘Handoffs’

John-Ross Rizzo, MD, MSCI
Margaret Waskiewicz, OTR/L, MS
Neera Kapoor, OD, MS

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Perspective: The Essential Collaboration between ODs and OTs

Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L

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Editorial: Press On Prism

Leonard J. Press, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Editor-in-Chief

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Using Therapeutic Prism Lenses in Children with Sensory Processing Disorder: A Case Study

Poonam Nathu, ODS

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The Impact of Short-Term Prism Correction in Convergence Insufficiency on Reading Rate and Accuracy

Ashley Greenawalt Chung, OD, MS
Eric Borsting, OD, MS

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Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation of Visual and Visual-Vestibular Symptoms Following Acquired Brain Injury

Tyler Phan, OD, FAAO
Allen Cohen, OD, DiplAAO, FCOVD

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Sports Vision and Major League Baseball: East Coast Pro Showcase

Arnold Sherman, OD, FAAO, FCOVD
Matthew D. Bovenzi, OD
Robert Byne, OD, FCOVD
Tyler Maxon, OD
Matthew Roe and Noah Tannen

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A New Model for Sports and Performance Vision

Daniel Laby, MD
David Kirschen, OD, PhD, FAAO

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The Role of Suppression in Amblyopia: A Literature Review

Marsha K. Sorenson, OD
M.H. Esther Han, OD, FCOVD, FAAO

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The Shape of the Sky: The Art of Using Egocentric Stereopsis in the Treatment of Strabismus

David L. Cook, OD, FCOVD, FAA

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Tactile-Visual Integration and Stereopsis

Samantha Slotnick, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

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Does Vision Therapy Work? The Wrong Question: A Perspective

Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, OD, PhD, FCOVD-A, FARVO, FAAO
Diana P. Ludlam, BS, COVT
Naveen K. Yadav, BS Optom, MS, PhD, FAAO

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Statistical Relationships Between Visual Skill Deficits and Retained Primitive Reflexes in Children

Patti Andrich, MA, OTR/L, COVT, INPP/L
Merianna B. Shihada, OTR/L
Melissa K. Vinci, OTR/L
Steven L. Wrenhaven, OTR/L
Glenn D. Goodman, PhD, OTR/L

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Behavioral and Emotional Problems Associated With Convergence Insufficiency in Children: An Open Trial

Eric Borsting, G. Lynn Mitchell, L. Eugene Arnold, Mitchell Scheiman, Christopher Chase, Marjean Kulp, Susan Cotter, and CITT-RS Group

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ONLINE VIDEOS

A Gifted Student/Athlete Benefits from Vision Therapy

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Vision and Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Press on Ch. 12 New Jersey

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ADHD/ADD and Vision Processing

Dr. Etting on CNN

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Curing Learning-Related Vision Problems

Dr. Vicky Vandervort TED Talk

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The Hidden Link Between Vision and Learning with author Wendy Rosen

VisionHelp

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The Impact of Concussion on Vision

VisionHelp

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Amblyopia: Advanced Treatment for Lazy Eye

VisionHelp

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A Parent on the Need for Physicians to do More About Amblyopia Therapy

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Looking Inward: Treatment for Convergence Insufficiency

Dr. Fortenbacher

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Educational Specialist on Need for Pediatricians & Educators to be More Aware of Visual Abilities Beyond Eyesight

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Scientists, Educators, Doctors and Parents on Learning Related Vision Problems

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Vision and Learning

COVD Public Service Announcement

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Autism and Vision

COVD Public Service Announcement

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Visual Perceptual Deficits in Autism

Dr. Kauser Sharieff

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Sports Performance and Vision

COVD Public Service Announcement

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Vision and Concussion/Brain Injury

COVD Public Service Announcement

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An Introduction to Vision Therapy

Dr. Kellye Knueppel

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