Can Vision Therapy Help Dyslexia?

Can Vision Therapy Help Dyslexia?

Question: I have a ten year old daughter with Dyslexia, would vision therapy be applicable to her? – S. Hi S, Thank you for the inquiry. The long and short of it is that vision therapy can only help with dyslexia symptoms if there are deficits in visual function (how the eyes track, work together,Continue Reading

Our newest letter from a patient’s mother

Our newest letter from a patient’s mother

Dear Dr. Cameron McCrodan (and Sue)   I am writing to describe the changes that I see in Charlotte that have occurred since this time last year. Charlotte and I committed to therapy sessions and vision therapy homework and did not focus on school work since no amount of practice with school work or readingContinue Reading

Doctor McCrodan Receives Donation from Rotary on behalf of not-for-profit The Visual Process

Dr. McCrodan is the clinical director for The Visual Process, and is pictured above receiving a $5000.00 donation from the Centennial Rotary Club.  The Visual Process is a not-for-profit foundation run by the mother of a young vision therapy patient (recently featured in both the Times Colonist and Saanich News). The money is being usedContinue Reading

Victoria Vision Therapy Patient in the News!

It takes a lot of bravery to share a story of difficulties with reading, writing and academics.  It takes even more bravery to make this story public, but Helena told me that it’s all worth it if she can prevent even one other child from struggling the way that she did.  Another piece that is veryContinue Reading

A concussion changed my sister’s learning

One of the newest measurements of an athlete’s status after a hit in sports is if they can perform the same on an eye tracking test as pre-season. If they can’t, they are pulled from the game.When I was in high school my younger sister sustained a concussion. Her ability to concentrate on school workContinue Reading

Sports Vision Training in Victoria B.C.

The New York Times recently published an excellent article talking about sports vision training.  An athlete’s swing is only as accurate as where his brain has calculated the baseball to be.  This also holds true for catching balls, or even where a basketball player judges the hoop to be. Computer driven sports vision training can beContinue Reading

Children’s Vision Problems Mimic ADHD: Times Colonist article

The Times Colonist published a fantastic article today discussing how vision problems can mimic ADHD.  Early in my career I worked a lot with Dr. Quaid in Ontario, and he was one of the people that ignited my interest in developmental optometry and dealing with eye-teaming disorders.  To see an example of how a trackingContinue Reading

Is it Really Attention Deficit Disorder?

Could Vision Problems Cause an Attention Deficit Disorder Diagnosis? There are two points that will help here: 1.  Attention deficit disorder is a diagnosis of exclusion.  There is no specific test for it, as it is simply a collection of behavioural symptoms.  As a diagnosis of exclusion, all other causes for the behaviour must beContinue Reading

Back to School Blues? Why 20/20 isn’t enough

I used to think I didn’t like to read because I was stupid. Now I realize it was a problem with how my eyes work. After years of crying every single day before school, this is the first year he said during the summer he is excited to return. Every August, many parents face resistanceContinue Reading

How Unseen Visual Deficits Can Impact Your Child’s School Performance

Meet Austin. At 6 years old and half way through grade one, he was unable to read, struggling to form his letters properly, and miserable at school. He would hide under his desk at school, and was unable to attend to any work for very long. He was not a very happy child. Educators were beginning to suggest that perhaps he had attention deficit disorder.Continue Reading

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Victoria BC V8T 1E5

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Sunday: Closed*

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

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