Vision therapy helps children with math problems!

There’s a great new article by Dr. Sidney Groffman, Professor Emeritus at SUNY College of Optometry in the Dec. 2009 Optometry and Vision Development Journal.  Dr. Groffman states, “The incidence of individuals  with a mathematics learning disability is between 6-7% of the population.”   Dr. Groffman reviews a particular ability called subitizing, which is a precusor of math skills.  Dr. […]

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Tattered Bookstore Signing – A Great Success!

Frigid Colorado temperatures did not keep an enthusiastic group from attending the Tattered Cover Bookstore event.  I had the opportunity to give a presentation on the importance of vision and vision therapy in creating successful students and confident kids.  Following the presentation, there was a booksigning for my new book, See It. Say It. Do It! Family, friends, colleagues, mentors, […]

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The Godiva Gift

Here is a beautiful note from Sariel, my brother-in-law, recalling a touching situation we experienced together in NYC. We were walking through NYC,  my sister-in- law Lynn,  my life partner Jerry and myself,  when we  saw a Godiva store… So we decided to go in .  “Maybe we can get a chocolate there??? Laughingly, I asked the lady […]

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A Visionary Weekend- Don't Miss This Opportunity

Two days to Re-center and Refocus – An Introduction to the RIMTM Method See the RIM where Body meets Mind Heart meets Head And improvement easily happens Discover how the RIM Method effectively dissolves internal blocks allowing greater success, fulfillment and peace of mind Learn how to Intentionally tap the inner vision that influences outer […]

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Gratitude

This message was written by my beautiful friend, Dr. Deb Sandella, Founder of the RIM Institute.  “It’s Thanksgiving Day… Are you hungry?  Hungry for some appreciation and love?  Recently, I wrote a month of daily meditations for Science of Mind Magazine dedicated to developing “unconditional thankfulness.” On this special day of appreciation, I invite you […]

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Kids with traumatic brain injury-a great resource

Students who suffer from a traumatic brain injury need specific resources and strategies to succeed in school.  Many schools are not prepared to handle these kids who are returning to school after an injury. The REAP Project is the culmination of a study funded by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) from 2004 to 2007.  All of the […]

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Branch Rickey Awards

The Branch Rickey Award, honoring major League Baseball’s Humanitairans Who Personify “Service above Self” was held in Denver on November 14. Torri Hunter, All-Star centerfielder from the Los Angeles Angels was honored. A Denver Rotary Club Foundation program, this benefits the Denver Kids, Inc., a preventive counseling and mentoring program for at-risk students in Denver Public Schools.  To […]

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A recipe for professional speaking and life – NSA CO

A beautiful tribute for Cavett Robert – The Founder of NSA (National Speaker Association), was given at the the National Speaker Association (NSA) – Colorado  monthly meeting  http://www.nsacolorado.org/. Here’s an excerpt from his teachings: A recipe for professional speaking and life 1 heaping tablespoon of your talents and passions 1 dash of your expertise 6 tablespoons […]

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Opening our doors to hundreds

Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center had an open house for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) conference attendees. We were delighted to have a few hundred people join us to tour our office and socialize. Please enjoy pictures from the event. [nggallery id=2]

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COVD thrives in Denver

College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) had their annual meeting in Denver this year. Speaking about the Power of Visualization resulted in phenomenal interest and book sales. Thank you to everyone who made this event possible and such a success. I am grateful and honored to donate 10% of all sales at the conference […]

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