Tag: Orthoptists

What Are Visual Processing Difficulties?

What Are Visual Processing Difficulties

Takeaway: Visual processing difficulties have nothing to do with eyesight. Rather, they’re caused by changes in the way your child’s brain processes signals from her eyes. And these changes can make it harder for her to engage with the world. However, with a bit of guidance, she can learn to adapt to her differences, deal with her frustrations better, and become more confident by developing a ‘growth mindset.’ Read More

Who are Orthoptists? And Are They Similar to Ophthalmologists?

Who are Orthoptists

Takeaway: Orthoptists are eye specialists who can screen your child for eyesight and vision issues, and offer practical, non-surgical solutions. Unlike ophthalmologists, they’re not medical doctors but are great ‘first responders’ for eye care. Read More