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Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 19, 2014 at 5:26 pm

I'm a huge proponent for unstructured play. I like the visualization skills that Minecraft may help develop. However, there is no substitute for real-world 3-dimensional eye-hand coordination!

http://qz.com/311035/were-ruining-our-kids-with-minecraft-the-case-for-unstructured-play/

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We’re ruining our kids with Minecraft: The case for unstructured play

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A new study says you need to put away the video games and let your kids play with blocks.

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 17, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Patient quote of the day:
"It's sooo crazy that the color orange is named after a fruit!"

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Arthur Eisenberg how'd that ever happen!!??

December 17, 2014 at 6:07 pm

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Dr. Samantha Slotnick The world is just full of these strange coincidences...

December 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm

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Facebook IconDecember 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared Architecture & Design's photo.

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With Ida Farisha and 49 others.

By: Architecture & Design

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Facebook IconDecember 10, 2014 at 8:03 pm

An exploration into the mind of a very special girl with autism:
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=451214254956059

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Autistic Girl Expresses Unimaginable Intelligence LIKE/SHARE!

This amazing girl proves autism is not what most doctors think!
She will amaze you WOW....must share this!!!
http://www.tsu.co/10kman

Length: 9:52

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 10, 2014 at 7:51 pm

Touching insights about bullies and what drives them to bullying...
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2012/04/bullies-born-raised.html

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Bullies are not born, they are raised

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People often wonder what causes children to bully. Why is it that some children feel the need to hurt and humiliate other children?

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 8, 2014 at 2:43 pm

Nice article about InfantSee, featuring Dr. Paul Bernstein.
http://www.lohud.com/story/news/health/2014/12/08/baby-vision-checkup/19968729/

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Get your baby's eyes checked for free

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InfantSEE, a national public-health program, offers free vision screening for babies six to 12 months of age. Early intervention is key to children's eye health.

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 7, 2014 at 1:06 pm

So many challenges with studies, classroom work, all begin with how efficiently a person uses their VISUAL SKILLS.
http://www.saanichnews.com/news/275654601.html?mobile=true

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Seeing beyond the problem: behavioural optometry a growing field - Saanich News

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Ten-year-old Julia Morrison re-enacts a visual therapy exercise she used to train her eyes to focus at different distances. Morrison's visual development diganosis and resulting therapy led her mom to co-found The Visual Process, a not-for-profit society aiming to teach others about the little known…

Saraiva Saraiva Silva Very Good

December 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

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Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 7, 2014 at 1:34 am

Simple physics, beautiful illusions

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فيديو رائع لا يفوتك :)

Length: 1:42

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm

New blog piece!

http://drslotnick.com/2014/12/buying-glasses-online/

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Buying Glasses Online? - Dr. Samantha Slotnick

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Recently, I posted an article concerned with the purchasing of eyewear online. A friend raised the question of how to balance the cost-saving choice against the expense of eyewear. He cited an article about Luxottica and their monopoly on frames.…Read more ›

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Glad to see this trend growing!

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What Is the Deal With Board-Game Cafes?

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How "Catan" settled coffee shops and bars.

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 4, 2014 at 12:43 pm

A little visual illusion humor...

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Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconDecember 4, 2014 at 10:51 am

Vision related learning problems are everywhere, and they are treatable!
Help share the idea, share this 9 minute TEDx Talk with people YOU know!
Congratulations to my esteemed colleague, Vicky Johns Vandervort!

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Curing Learning-related Vision Problems | Dr. Vicky Vandervort | TEDxLincoln

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Optometrist, Dr. Vicky Vandervort explains what it is like for a pe...

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
December 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared an event.

Wednesday night!

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Facebook IconNovember 25, 2014 at 9:08 pm

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared The Optical Vision Site's photo.

Got turkey?

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Our Optical Fun for the day

By: The Optical Vision Site

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconNovember 23, 2014 at 10:24 am

Come join me at the Awaken Wellness Fair in Tarrytown! Table #45
At the Doubletree

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Facebook IconNovember 21, 2014 at 7:47 pm

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared Optometric Extension Program Foundation's photo.

Looking forward to this opportunity with SUNY Students!

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If you are a faculty, staff, or student at SUNY, please stop by for this great presentation by Dr. Samantha Slotnick (SUNY alumna) on Monday at lunch time! This is part of our Optometrists Change Lives programming and sponsored by OEP and HOYA.

By: Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconNovember 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm

What a lovely story!
Congratulations to Christopher and to Dr. Len Press' practice!
http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2014/11/20/infinitely-thankful/

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Infinitely Thankful

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We all have patients that we "adopt" in the office because they are so darn cute. Not even so much by appearance, but by their demeanor. Christopher is one of those patients, and as he was comple...

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Facebook IconNovember 20, 2014 at 1:13 am

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared a link.

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Convergence Insufficiency Quiz

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How much do you know about convergence insufficiency? Take this self-assessment quiz and find out! A convergence insufficiency is a common binocular (two-eyed) vision disorder in which the eyes do ...

Dr. Samantha Slotnick
Facebook IconNovember 14, 2014 at 12:25 am

Dr. Samantha Slotnick shared OEP - Student Associates's photo.

Excited to be introducing Optometry students to Vision Therapy!

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We're excited to announce Dr. Samantha Slotnick will be presenting the next Optometrists Change Lives™ program for students at SUNY College of Optometry on November 24th at lunch! Stay tuned for more details!

By: OEP - Student Associates

Robyn Flowers Dragoo Awesome! You will do a great job!!

November 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm

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Dr. Samantha Slotnick Thank you, Dr. Robyn Flowers Dragoo!

November 14, 2014 at 5:40 pm

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