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Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises

An OT and Optometrist Offer Activities to Improve Vision
ISBN13: 9781935567172
Author(s): Lois Hickman amd Rebecca Hutchins
Publisher: Sensory World, 2010
SKU code: 5173BK
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It is becoming increasingly more difficult (in a world with an abundance of complex visual stimuli) to develop healthy visual-motor abilities.

Our visual experiences can be overwhelmed by the vast complexity of artificial colours and sounds which did not exist in years past. Much more time is spent indoors, exposed to a myriad of unnatural colours, movement and imagery.

Eyegames: Easy and Fun Visual Exercises is a valuable and practical resource for Occupational Therapists and Optometrists, by providing an overview of the development of vision, with a checklist of warning signs of vision problems-based on the studies of behavioural optometry.

This book stresses the importance of integrating all the senses equally in the development of optimal visual skills, rooted in the field of occupational therapy.

Including practical, playful activities designed to improve visual skills in both adults and children, it is excellent for use at home, in the clinic, at school, or amid outdoor settings.

Author(s): Lois Hickman amd Rebecca Hutchins
About the Author(s):

Lois Hickman maintains a private clinic at her organic farm in Colorado, USA, where she works with children and adults. Her key treatment components emphasise Sensory Integration theory and practice and the use of music. Lois is also recognized for her work with Fragile X Syndrome clients. In 1998, the Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado awarded Lois its highest honour, the Marjorie Ball Award of Merit, for her outstanding contribution to the field of occupational therapy.

Dr. Rebecca E. Hutchins encourages her patients to "look beyond 20/20---beyond eyesight and into vision." Dr. Hutchins prides herself in taking the time needed to fully evaluate the visual system. She frequently confers with other professionals, including teachers, special educators, paediatric occupational therapists, speech pathologists, school psychologists, chiropractors and osteopaths.