Autism is known asåÊa spectrum disorder that affects nearly 1 in 150 children. Developmental delays are also common in children with autism which can include key areas of vision development.åÊ Doctor supervised office-basedåÊvision therapy can effectivelyåÊremediateåÊdevelopmental delays of the visual system and result in significant improvements in a child with autism.
In the latest issue of Optometry and Vision Development (OVD 40-3 2009)åÊan excellent case study was published on the results through office-based vision therapy. To read this article, click here.
You can also read more about the successful treatment of vision problems associated with autism at Wow Vision Therapy by clicking here.
Dan L. Fortenbacher, O.D.,FCOVD