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The Critical Link Between Vision and Learning
-Learning to See:  How vision develops, and what to know if there's a problem
   -Symptoms Checklist:  Is your child at risk for vision-based learning problems?
   -Beyond 20/20:  School-aged children need visual skills besides 20/20 vision
   -Vision & Reading: The visual skills children need to read and learn
   -Vision & Dyslexia:  Untreated vision problems can look like dyslexia
   -Vision & ADD/ADHD:  Children with vision problems are often misdiagnosed.

Strabismus & Amblyopia
   -Crossed and Wandering Eyes:  Restoring normal vision without surgery
   -Lazy Eye: Teaching the eye to see normally again

Vision Therapy
   -Vision Therapy: Treatment for vision problems that glasses can't correct
   -Photos of Therapy:  Pictures of patients doing therapy to improve vision
   -Developmental Optometrists:  Specialists in children's vision care
   -Bifocals for Children:  Stress-relieving lenses to help children cope
   -Therapy for Adults:  Adult concerns with uncorrected vision problems
   -Success Stories: Stories of patients whose lives have improved with therapy

Additional Resources
   -Find a Doctor Near You:  Find a specialist in your area.
   -VT in the News: Newspaper and online stories highlighting vision therappy
   -Effectiveness of VT:  American Optometric Assn supports the benefits of VT  
   -Research Bibliography:  Research, studies, and professional articles
   -Other Information:  Updates and instructional videos on other related vision issues.
   -Just for Fun!:  Fun exercises to sharpen your visual skills!
   -Links:  Links to other good sites about vision therapy

About Us--Sponsors of the Children's Vision Information Network
    -Wichita Vision Development Center:  Wichita, KS Vision Therapy clinic
    -Doctors and Vision Therapy Staff: Meet our dedicated doctors and therapy staff.
    -Child & Family Optometry:  Wichita, KS family eye care
    -Free Vision Screenings:  Free vision screenings for at-risk Kansas children
    -Contact Us:  Need more information?  Please contact our clinic!



The Children's Vision Information Network was created to raise public awareness about potential vision problems in children.  This site is not intended as a substitute for a complete eye exam and professional advice from your family optometrist.  Parents, teachers, occupational therapists, psychologists, and related professionals have permission to copy and distribute information contained in the site for educational purposes only with the condition that each page is copied in its entirety with the URL included (www.ChildrensVision.com).  All publishing rights are reserved. Direct specific inquiries to Mary Barton, Director of Vision Therapy, at (316) 722-3740 or email VTDirector@ChildrensVision.com.