Have you ever considered vision therapy for your child? Some of the issues associated with autism, such as poor motor skills, reading difficulties and lack of eye contact, may actually be caused b ...View Article
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Posted on 07-04-2016
Originally published 2/27/2014:
Yet some folks (any age!) struggle to:
Why is it that an eye which CAN see in the periphery (if tested with lights on a dim background) DOESN'T see with a large visual area in the real world? This is a functional form of Tunnel Vision! Tunnel vision is a common response to visual stress. Tunneling is a way in which a person who is overwhelmed, visually or otherwise, may filter out "unnecessary" information. This helps a person to reduce how much is "on their plate," both figuratively and literally. Tunneling helps a person limit their visual world to a manageable parcel. The effects of a tunnel vision response do not limit themselves to challenges of objects "hidden in plain sight." Among the ripple effects of tunnel vision:
Sound familiar? These and other signs of struggle may indicate a vision problem. Read more here.
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