17 Visual Skills
Most people don’t realize that you need 17 visual skills to succeed in reading, learning, sports, and in life. Seeing ‘20/20’ is just one of those visual skills. Here is the complete list of 17 visual skills by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). Listen to early education specialist’s support for comprehensive eye exams and vision therapy (video courtesy of COVD.org).
60% OF STUDENTS IDENTIFIED AS “PROBLEM LEARNERS” HAVE UNDETECTED VISION PROBLEMS
The Pediatric Vision Development Center was founded with the mission to help children who suffer from learning-related vision problems that may affect their performance in school and other daily activities.
UNDERSTANDING VISION THERAPY WITH DR. NADIRA SHADEED AND DR. JOE ROUW
Dr. Shadeed and Dr. Rouw is passionate about their profession. Dr. Shadeed and Dr. Rouw excels at working with children and adults to help them understand each optometric vision therapy technique. The doctors take time to get to know each patient in order to get their best performance during every session.
80% OF ALL LEARNING DURING A CHILD’S FIRST 12 YEARS COMES THROUGH VISION
NOT ALL VISION THERAPY IS PERFORMED THE SAME
Dr. Shadeed and Dr. Rouw perform in-depth testing for functional and developmental visual skills to determine how well the child’s eyes work together and to evaluate their visual processing skills. The doctors work together with the child and the parents with one-on-one in-office optometric vision therapy. This allows for the best environment for the understanding of each of the goals in developing the child’s visual performance. Before deciding where to start an Optometric Vision Therapy program, we welcome you to call the office and set up a time to come in and meet Dr. Shadeed and Dr. Rouw and see what our office has to offer.