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Homepage of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the national certifying organization of optometrists specializing in vision therapy. The search option will help you find a vision therapy doctor in your area: http://www.covd.org

Another good resource to find a vision therapy optometrist in your area: http://www.optometrists.org/

Fun site with great eye exercises to promote good visual health: http://www.eyecanlearn.com

Good information source on children's visual health, vision disorders, and vision therapy: http://www.children-special-needs.org/

Stories from real patients who have experienced the life-changing benefits of vision therapy: http://www.visiontherapystories.org/

Excellent information on vision and learning: http://www.visionandlearning.org

Parents Active for Vision Education (PAVE), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the public, parents, and teachers about children's vision problems: http://www.pavevision.org

Excellent site dedicated to providing information on vision therapy, www.visiontherapy.org, including the following links:

Frequently asked questions about vision therapy: visiontherapy.org/vision-therapy/faqs/vision-therapy-FAQs.html#Q:2

The scientific support for vision therapy: http://www.visiontherapy.org/vision-therapy/vision-therapy-studies.html

Information on Vision Therapy for Health Care Professionals by the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association:

http://www.visiontherapy.org/vision-therapy/pdfs/02_vt_info_AOA_AAO.pdf

Web site on vision and depth perception, vision problems, and vision therapy: http://www.vision3D.com/

Online information on vision and vision therapy: http://www.visionhelp.com/index.html

An Attention Deficit Disorder web site explains how certain vision disorders are sometimes mistaken for ADD or ADHD: http://www.add-adhd.org/index.htmll

Research on eye teaming disorder and ADD/ADHD: http://health.ucsd.edu/news/2000_04_12_Shiley.html

Site dedicated to providing good information on strabismus ("crossed eyes"): http://www.strabismus.org/

Site dedicated to providing good information on lazy eye: http://www.lazyeye.org/

Site dedicated to providing good information about vision and traumatic brain injury: http://www.braininjuries.org/

Pharmacists Planning Service (PPSI), a nonprofit informational organization for pharmacists, is striving to inform the public about how undetected vision problems is often mistaken for ADHD: http://www.ppsinc.org/childeye.htm

Web site with good ADD/ADHD information that encourages parents to have their child's vision evaluated to ensure poor visual skills are not contributing to the child's inability to stay on task and pay attention: http://www.addchoices.com/vision.html

Good information on children's vision and vision therapy: http://www.visiontherapycenter.com/

Site dedicated to providing information on vision therapy: http://www.visiontherapy.org/

Information on rehabilitation of injury-induced vision problems: http://www.nora.cc/

A learning disabilities specialist discusses how poor visual perception can affect learning: http://parentpals.com/gossamer/pages/Detailed/890.html

LD Online offers a discussion about the ways deficits in visual information processing can affect learning: http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/process_deficit/visual_auditory.html

A discussion of how poor visual oculomotor skills contribute attention problems and impulsivity: http://www.yourfamilyclinic.com/adhd/vision.html

An independent, non-profit educational cooperative discusses the vital role vision plays in learning: http://www.prel.org/products/paced/mar02/pc_vonoelhoffen.htm

Educator's Guide to Classroom Vision Problems: http://www.wkbt.com/global/story.asp?s=1784655&ClientType=Printable

InfantSEE™ is a free public health program for children during their first year of life: www.infantsee.org

Family Vision Development Center, P.C.
444 N. Eola Road #105
Aurora, IL 60502

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Hours
Monday:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:   10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:   Closed
Thursday:   10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday:   Closed
Vision Therapy
              Convergence Insufficiency
Vision Therapy
              Convergence Insufficiency