In Defense of Vision Therapy for Learning Disabled Students
by Dr. Charles Boulet Editor’s Note: Last week, The Imprint published an article about a school official critical about vision therapy contracts made by the Los Angeles Unified School District to assist students with learning disabilities.
Vision Therapy to Address Learning Disabilities? One L.A. School Official Says ‘Scam’
by David Kolin In what one school official called a “scam,” Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) continues to spend $100,000 on contract optometrists to treat learning-disabled children with eye exercises in the hope of improving their literacy skills, despite research that has found such interventions to be ineffective.