Tag: visual system


Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math Visual Processing

Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math This article provides helpful resources to improve and strengthen their visual-spatial skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever watched a young toddler try to fit blocks and shapes in other toys, crevices or spaces around the house, you may not know they are beginning to develop their visual-spatial skills. You...

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Bean Bags: The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Motor Planning and Visual Motor Skills

The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Proprioception, Motor Planning and Visual Motor This article provides helpful tips on what bean bags to choose for your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When parents first come to our center, they are often surprised to find their child can’t do simple activities, especially those using their gross motor skills. I sometimes hear how...

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Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? Visual Processing

Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? This article provides helpful information about your child’s visual motor skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Have you ever thought about the skills and energy it takes just to write the letters in your name or read a few passages from a magazine? For most of us, these...

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Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention Visual Processing

Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention This article provides information to help parents determine if their child is experiencing issues with their visual skills. As you may have already read in previous articles, vision is more than seeing clearly and having 20/20 eyesight. This is even more accurate for kids in their learning years. Your...

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Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details Visual Processing

Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details This article provides helpful information, games and activities for improving your child’s visual memory. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you make a video on your phone, visual and auditory information is stored for safekeeping and can be played back when you want to access it again. Recording...

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Vision Milestones: Warning Signs if Your Child isn’t Meeting their Visual Milestones for Reading Visual Processing

Vision Milestones: Warning Signs if Your Child isn’t Meeting their Visual Milestones for Reading This article provides helpful information for your child’s vision milestones. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the greatest moments in a parent’s life is when their newborn baby opens their eyes and makes eye contact. This is such a sweet connection between an infant and a caregiver. However,...

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Processing Speed: “Mommy My Hand Won’t Keep up with my Brain” – Slow Processing & Working Memory Development

Processing Speed: “Mommy My Hand Won’t Keep up with my Brain” – Slow Processing & Working Memory This article provides helpful information about processing speed and how it affects your child in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Sometimes our kids amaze us by the amount of information they soak up, the complex topics they discuss, or their ability to figure out...

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Visual Processing Disorders: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child Visual Processing

Visual Processing Disorders: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child This article provides helpful information regarding visual processing disorders and how to recognize the signs in your child. When people think of eyesight, the terms 20/20 vision, sunglasses and eye exams come to mind. Vision is so much more than that and can affect the academic process in ways you might never...

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Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision Visual Processing

Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision This article provides helpful information about oculomotor development for reading, writing and spelling. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Eye movements are the fastest and most frequent motions made by the human body. The eye movement control system, known as the oculomotor system, is complex and sophisticated. The function of...

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Visual System: Lack of Visual Development Creates Poor Visual Perception Skills Visual Processing

Visual System: Lack of Visual Development Creates Poor Visual Perception Skills This article provides a helpful introduction to your child’s visual system. Additional articles will be included in this series. Affiliate links are below for your convenience. Most of what we learn, especially in the classroom, is through our visual system. Educators from every field agree there is a close connection between vision and learning....

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