About a third of the children we help have visual function weaknesses that hold them back. Even after we have fixed poor phonemic skills, issues like eye-tracking or convergence can prevent them from reaching their full reading potential.
We often prescribe a 10-day course of exercises to help this, which are incredibly effective.
You can supplement that rigorous program of exercise with other activities that are both fun and good for visual function development!
3. Easyread Eggi or Tetris. Both of these online games involve sustained periods of tracking moving objects with the eyes. Encourage your learner to do it without moving their head!
Sarah Forrest is a Reading Specialist for the Easyread System, an innovative online course for children struggling due to dyslexia, auditory processing disorder, highly visual learning styles and more. www.easyreadsystem.com