Learning and Behavioral Related Problems
It is estimated that 80 percent of what a child learns comes through the visual system, and that behavior is strongly influenced by vision. Dr. Press co-authored the Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Optometric Association on Care of the Patient with Learning Related Vision Problems. Download the Clinical Practice Guideline in its entirety.
A condensed version of this is available as a Quick Reference Guide.
Checklists of signs and symptoms involving visually based learning problems typically address performance problems.
Behavioral problems can show up as avoidance
Vision and ADHD/ADD
Helping Children Develop Vision Tools
More information about Vision and ADD/ADHD is available in a journal article on Visual Factors in Childhood Behavioral Disorders co-authored by Dr. Press