39 min

140 The Impact of Vision on Learning and Behavior in Children with Disabilities Non Linear Learning

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"If your child is having difficulty moving their body, they ARE going to have difficulty in moving their eyes."
Dr. Susan Daniel, neuro-developmental optometrist talk about vision and its role in learning and regulation for Autistic students and learners with Down Syndrome
Vision difficulties can impact a child's regulation and behavior, leading to frustration and anxiety. 
Dr. Daniel explains the various components of vision, including visual gathering skills, eye teaming, and visual processing. 
Tune in to learn: 
Why specialized vision exams are crucial for children with autism, Down syndrome, and other disabilities
How vision difficulties can impact a child's regulation and behavior, leading to frustration and anxiety
The components of Vision
What you can do right now to support your child’s learning
00:00 The Impact of Vision on Regulation and Behavior
06:09 The Relationship Between Body Movement and Eye Movement
16:23 The Gap in Vision Evaluations for Children with Disabilities
34:46 The Importance of Access to Complex Information
45:21 Passion for Helping Children and Adults with Vision Impairments
Links mentioned in the podcast:
Find a developmental optometrist here:
- www.covd.org
- www.noravisionrehab.org
The reading app Dr. Daniel mentioned: www.bookshare.org
You can reach Dr. Daniel at susan.danieloptometry@gmail.com

"If your child is having difficulty moving their body, they ARE going to have difficulty in moving their eyes."
Dr. Susan Daniel, neuro-developmental optometrist talk about vision and its role in learning and regulation for Autistic students and learners with Down Syndrome
Vision difficulties can impact a child's regulation and behavior, leading to frustration and anxiety. 
Dr. Daniel explains the various components of vision, including visual gathering skills, eye teaming, and visual processing. 
Tune in to learn: 
Why specialized vision exams are crucial for children with autism, Down syndrome, and other disabilities
How vision difficulties can impact a child's regulation and behavior, leading to frustration and anxiety
The components of Vision
What you can do right now to support your child’s learning
00:00 The Impact of Vision on Regulation and Behavior
06:09 The Relationship Between Body Movement and Eye Movement
16:23 The Gap in Vision Evaluations for Children with Disabilities
34:46 The Importance of Access to Complex Information
45:21 Passion for Helping Children and Adults with Vision Impairments
Links mentioned in the podcast:
Find a developmental optometrist here:
- www.covd.org
- www.noravisionrehab.org
The reading app Dr. Daniel mentioned: www.bookshare.org
You can reach Dr. Daniel at susan.danieloptometry@gmail.com

39 min