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Attention Deficit Disorder

Not Autistic or Hyperactive, She was just seeing double at times

New York Times recently wrote an article about a child who was misdiagnosed with Autism/ADHD, when in fact she had a Convergence Insufficiency. This disorder is one of the easiest binocular disorders to treat with Vision Therapy. As an infant, Raea Gragg was withdrawn and could not make eye contact. By preschool she needed to […]

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Think your child has ADD-Attention Deficit Disorder?

By Harley Flego (Parent) How could my daughter, a bright, articulate, 7-year old who could paint ‘Starry Night’ by Van Gogh, speak two languages and sing with perfect pitch not be able to read? I just didn’t understand. Chelsea did well in preschool and kindergarten. There was no sign of anything wrong. The eye doctor […]

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Our PACE Program and Executive Function

Executive function and attention. The ability to make effective decisions requires integrative and sustained attention. The ability to search memory, to link current sensation to immediate context and connect this experience to past memories, is the quintessential attentional task.[3] Planning and working memory are essential components of executive function.[1,2] The capacity to do what we […]

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