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    By Jade

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    Another avenue to pursue is one that undoubtedly is not new, but one I am just beginning to hear about, and that is developmental optometry. They are finding that some children have muscle problems in their eyes which prevent them from tracking and/or converging properly. It is not related to acuity at all. The symptoms mimic ADD and dyslexia, and one symptom noted was poor handwriting. In part, it is from not having an accurate visual reference as to where to put the writing on the paper. They have had amazing success with therapy with children jumping two and three reading levels in a short period of time. This may have nothing to do with your son, but if you think that it could be a possibility, this web site may answer your questions:

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