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Visual Therapy for Children Can Help Learning Disabilities

March 25, 2011 @ 11:40 am
by Darin
Visual therapy for children may hold some keys if you are interested in helping children with learning disabilities. You may not realize it, but over 80% of all information a child takes in is through the visual system, making vision the key sense used in the classroom. This is why vision therapy for children can be one of the most effective types of therapy for children who are struggling at school. What is Visual Therapy for Children? While there are many types of therapy children struggling at school can receive, including speech, occupational and behavioural therapy, visual therapy for children […]
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Preschool Materials That Really Work

March 2, 2011 @ 11:46 pm
by Darin
If you are looking for preschool materials which do more than just keep children occupied then vision based materials are the most effective.  As a Behavioural Optometrist for over 25 years, I know that vision is the dominant sense used in the classroom with over 80% of all information coming through vision, and that the development of the right visual skills is absolutely essential for that child to do well in school, and life.  So often we overlook vision materials thinking that this time before grade school is not that important, yet studies show that long term academic success is […]
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Learning Vision Skills in Preschool Helps a Child’s Learning for Life

December 14, 2010 @ 11:16 am
by Darin
Learning vision skills is an essential part of a child’s development in the preschool years.  Vision skills lays the groundwork for future academic achievement, because these are the building blocks upon which a child’s reading, writing and spelling will be built.  Failure to develop the right skills in the early years can lead to a lifetime of struggling at school, frustration and underachieving. Learning Vision Skills is Essential The development of correct learning vision skills is an essential part of a child’s overall development in the preschool years.  Yet the vision skills development is most often overlooked in preschool curriculums, […]

Kindergarten games

December 14, 2010 @ 10:53 am
by Darin
If you are interested in kindergarten games for your child you will find that there is a wealth of material available across the Internet.  Obviously, kindergarten games are designed to be fun as well as educational, but how can you be sure that they are having the desired effect for child.  Are you just playing kindergarten games, or are you actually developing within your child skills and techniques that will last throughout their lifetime of learning. Kindergarten Games are More Than Just Games! Kindergarten games need to do more than just fun games children play together.  Children can go anywhere […]

The Right Preschool Materials Lay Groundwork For Future Success!

December 1, 2010 @ 7:25 am
by Darin
Most parents do not realize that the right preschool materials can lay the groundwork for success in your child’s future school performance.  Many parents believe that preschool is simply a time of finger painting, fun and naps, but they fail to recognize that many off the skills which can make or break the learning potential are actually developed by the right preschool materials. Preschool Materials are More Than Just Fun It is true that having fun is an essential part of good preschool materials, the best preschool materials go far beyond the fun aspect and begin to lay the groundwork […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Which Really Works

November 25, 2010 @ 2:42 am
by Darin
If you are looking for a preschool homeschool curriculum which really works you are probably looking for something which was fun and interesting for your child, but you are worried about whether the material will actually improve your child’s long-term school performance. Your Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Must Be Fun Finding a preschool homeschool curriculum which is fun is important, because in these early years of development having fun should be a real priority.  However, many of the games and techniques that you might find to fill up your preschool homeschool curriculum may not be enhancing skills that your child will […]