Archive | February, 2011

Visual Processing & Academics- New Course for CE

Calling all educators, parents, therapists, psychologists and other health-care professionals.  A new 7 hour course on: Visual Processing & Academics: New Strategies for Improving reading, Spelling & Creative Writing Skills will be presented in 5 locations in April-May 2011. This is an exceptional opportunity to learn more about why millions of children struggle needlessly in […]

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Oprah Leaves Wrong Impression of Sensory Processing Disorder?

On Friday February 18th, The Oprah Winfrey Show had an “exclusive” story titled “The 7-Year-Old Who Tried to Kill his Mother.” A frightening, yet true story of young Zach and his mother Laurie.     Zach has a variety of mental health disorders. The first disorder mentioned by Oprah was“sensory integration disorder” as the initial diagnosis for […]

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How to Handle an Over-the-Top Temper?

Dr. Charlotte Reznick, psychologist and author of, Imagery for Kids, just published a great article in Psychology Today 2/8/11. She uses what she calls “the Imagination Tools” of: (1) Talking to his Feelings, (2) Using Color for Healing, and (3) The Balloon Breath. Dr. Reznick’s philosophy and my book, See It. Say It. Do It! are […]

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Vision Screening Is Essential!

From Today’s Vision Monday…… PBA Says New Children’s Vision Screening Recommendation Aligns With Their Mission CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has announced that it is aligning goals with a recent recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding vision screening of all children between the ages of 3 and 5. The USPSTF report notes that approximately […]

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Visualization A Key to Learning – Attend Learning & The Brain Conference

Join me, as one of the presenters at the Learning & the Brain Conference in Chicago, May 5-7, 2011.  I’m honored to have been selected as one of the featured speakers, along with a very impressive group of psychologists, neuro-scientists, educators and physicians. I attended last year’s Learning & the Brain Conference in San Francisco 2/10. […]

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3-D Vision: Drs. Oliver Sacks & Sue Barry Interview

Check out this must-see interview by Dr. Oliver Sacks, neurologist, with Dr. Sue Barry, vision scientist and author of her own book – Fixing my Gaze: A Scientist’s Journey into Seeing in Three Dimensions.  Dr. Barry so beautifully explains what it was like to learn to see the world in 3D when she received vision […]

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Take the Stair Climb- all 1098 of them! – Don't Miss Out!

Visualize & Breathe In Life! My daughter asked that I join her for the 2011 Fight for Air Climb Feb. 27 in Denver.  It is a fundraiser for the American Lung Association to help raise money for lung disease research, education and advocacy.   My response was, “Why should I climb 1098 stairs; 56 floors in a […]

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An American Love Story

Jews in Baseball-An American Love Story – This beautiful movie was just shown as part of the JCC Film Festival in Denver, CO. B’s Ballpark Museum (our family non-profit baseball museum) was honored to be an in-kind sponsor for the event. The movie was sold out immediately (250 people). JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE […]

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Vision Tips for A Perfect Season

Pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training this week.  What better time to think about what you can do to improve this season.  “Keep your eyes on the ball.”   Take a look at this video of Baseball Coach Dan Clemens, author of A Perfect Season interviewing optometrist, Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, author of See […]

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Seeing With My Heart

My dear husband, Bruce, surprised me with a Valentine Day’s dinner at home…wine, candles, music and a beautiful new pair of glasses that allow me to “See With My Heart!” As Wayne Dyer,  motivational speaker and author says, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”  How true that […]

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