Sites to visit about vision therapy:
http://www.pavevision.org/: consumer/patient information on how undetected vision problems can affect learning and school performance.
www.aoanet.org/ia-def-op-vis-ther.html: FOR TEACHERS. Learn what's new in eye care, answers on questions about vision. Print a copy of the new Joint Organizational Policy Statement on Vision, Learning and Dyslexia, stating the importance of vision in learning, and the relevance of vision therapy in a multidisciplinary framework.
www.visionhelp.com: A directory of providers on the cutting edge of vision therapy, along with other information about the field can be found on this site.
Computer vision syndrome see: www.steensma.net/page15.html.
www.covd.org: The College of Optometrists in Vision Development is one of two certifying organizations for specialists in vision therapy; visit its site for insight into vision development.
www.eyecare.org: The impressive Web Site of the New Jersey Optometric Association, with important EyeCare and EyeWear information for consumers.
Web sites related to Optometry, Vision Therapy, Vision Improvement Programs:
1. Parents of Allergic Children (PAC): http://drone.simplenet.com/pac/
A nonprofit support group based in the Richmond, Virginia area. Founded in 1992, the organization provides support and information to parents whose children suffer from allergies to foods, chemicals and the environment. The main focus of the support group is for children with learning and/or behavior problems due to allergies and nutrition.
2. Developmental Delay Registry (DDR): http://www.devdelay.org/
A nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas. DDR publicizes research into determining identifiable factors that would put a child at risk and maintains a registry, tracking possible trends. DDR also provides a network for parents and professionals and current information after the diagnosis to support children with special needs.
5. South River Compounding Pharmacy: http://www.zip2.com/styleweekly/southriver
Preservative free preparations
Sugar & dye free preparations
Natural hormone replacement
Perque & Phyto-pharmica products
Homeopathic & alternative remedies
And much, much more!