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Vision, in all its complexity, is more than meets the eye. The knowledge that lies between the covers of this book will define, with depth and clarity, what this magnificent sense actually encompasses and why it is critical to the learning process. Far beyond 20/20, vision involves more than two-dozen skills that enable us to navigate through the world.
There are inestimable numbers of children who are struggling with learning, and compromised in ways most people are unaware of, because these little-known visual skills are not functioning properly. This can profoundly impact a child's success in school, and in life. The symptoms of an unrecognized vision disorder can mimic other conditions, for which many children may be classified or medicated. Because of this, the potential for misdiagnosing the true cause of a child's struggles is enormous.
This book reveals the untold facts about the sense we rely on most and understand the least. You will come away fully informed, enriched, and equipped with answers that will shed light on why so many children are beset with stress and struggle.
Wendy Beth Rosen is an education consultant specializing in vision-related learning problems, metacognition, and environmental education. A certified early childhood and elementary teacher with extensive classroom experience, she has also taught in experiential educational settings as a nature specialist, a marine field instructor, and an educational farmer.
Table of Contents
Preface Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: The Difference Between Vision and Eyesight Chapter 2: What Are Vision-Related Learning Problems? Chapter 3: Why Haven't I Heard About This Before? Chapter 4: "...but I was told this is a bunch of hooey!" Chapter 5: Sensory Overload - Plugged In, Overworked, and Overwhelmed Chapter 6: Changing Lives - Making a World of Difference Chapter 7: Their Future, Our Future Chapter 8: A Vision for Learning A Special Note to Parents and Teachers Epilogue Afterword Appendix I Appendix II Acknowledgments Resources References Author Bio Index
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