Resources

Useful Websites

College of Optometrists in Vision Development

This organization serves as the certifying body for Doctors in the Optometric specialty called Behavioral/Developmental/Rehabilitative Optometry.

Optometric Extension Program (OEP)

The OEP Foundation is an international non-profit organization that serves the educational needs of behavioral optometrists by providing continuing education for doctors. The OEP Foundation also provides public information about vision care.

American Optometric Association (AOA)

The American Optometric Association’s principal mission is to improve the quality and availability of eye/vision care for all Americans.

Parents Active for Vision Education

PAVE is a national non-profit resource and support organization whose mission is to raise public awareness of the crucial relationship between vision and achievement. The organization was founded by parents and teachers who have seen the benefits of vision therapy on a first hand basis. This is a great support group/network for parents.

Vision Therapy FAQ’s

This is an FAQ with a tremendous amount of information relative to vision therapy. Most of your questions will be answered here

Vision Help

This site contains a lot of information written to help the public understand how pervasive vision is in the things we do every day. It is written for the non-professional.

DDR Blog

This site is a blog done by the education consultant Pattie Lemer and is linked to the Developmental Delay Resources organization, which is a marvelous resource for parents with children with a wide array of developmental issues including the autism spectrum and various influences of nutrition, toxicities, and vaccination caused difficulties in children.

Seeing Smarter

This site has excellent reference material on vision and learning problems

Resources for Educators

At Mt Annan Eyecare, we believe in a multidisciplinary approach to helping our patients reach their goals and potential and so we work closely with teachers and health professionals around the area.

Some of the professionals we work with includes teachers, occupational therapists, neurologists, physical therapists, speech therapists, child psychologists, naturopathic doctors, medical doctors, optometrists, and ophthalmologists.

Below you will find some resources available for download that will help you identify a child/patient who has a vision problem.

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