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Book details
  • SubGenre:Special Education / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:92
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098376543

The Vision Therapy Manual: A Parent and Teacher's Guide

by Normanie McKenzie

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The Vision Therapy Manual is packed with activities that challenge the brain and the visual system. With everything from mazes to arts and crafts activities, it is a fun and easy way to help improve your child's functional vision.
The Vision Therapy Manual: A Parent and Teacher's Guide is a great resource for therapists, parents and vision teachers! This guide provides an understanding of visual problems associated with learning disorders, visual problems associated with acquired brain injuries, and vision problems found in children with special needs. The manual addresses: visual perception, visual discrimination, form constancy, visual closure, figure-ground, visual memory and visual-spatial skills.
About the author
Normanie McKenzie, MS OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist who has a passion for helping individuals with neurological and vision deficits, particularly those with learning-related vision problems. She is a graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham and UCLA. As a proud veteran and Officer in the United States Navy, she provided Occupational Therapy Intervention to service members and their families and addressed neurological issues so that they could return to full duty and fulfilled lives. She is a member of the Lions Club who serves and advocates for the blind and visually impaired through its local and global initiatives She also travels internationally and provides instruction for educators at their schools for the blind and developmentally disabled. Normanie's personal passion for the field hits really close to home. As a third grader her very own daughter began to have difficulty with reading comprehension, reporting daily headaches and struggling with standardized assessments. After vision therapy she now reads above grade level and scored at the ninth-grade level on her writing assessments as a fifth grader. She continues to excel in her academic endeavors.