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Visual and binocular status in elementary school children with a reading problem (2017)
Lisa W. Christian, Krithika Nandakumar, Patricia K. Hrynchak, Elizabeth L. Irving

Vision Therapy for Post-Concussion Vision Disorders (2016)
Gallaway, Michael; Scheiman, Mitchell; Mitchell, G. Lynn

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Treatments for Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency in Children (2009)
Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Investigator Group

Association between reading speed, cycloplegic refractive error, and oculomotor function in reading disabled children versus controls (2013)
Quaid, Patrick; Simpson, Trefford

Improvement in academic behaviors after successful treatment of convergence insufficiency (2012)
Borsting E, Mitchell GL, Kulp MT, Scheiman M, Amster DM, Cotter S, Coulter RA, Fecho G, Gallaway MF, Granet D, Hertle R, Rodena J, Yamada T; CITT Study Group.

The Relationship between Convergence Insufficiency and ADHD (2005)
David B. Granet Department of Ophthalmology, Ratner Children's Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA , MD FACS FAAO FAAP, Cintia F. Gomi , MD, Ricardo Ventura , MD & Andrea Miller-Scholte , CO

The Effect of Saccadic Training on Early Reading Fluency (2014)
Danielle F. Leong, OD, Christina L. Master, MD, Leonard V. Messner, OD, Yi Pang, OD, MD, PhD, Craig Smith, MD, Amaal J. Starling, MD

Traumatic Brain Injury: Visual Consequences, Diagnosis, and Treatment (2016)
Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, OD, PhD, Diana P. Ludlam, BS, COVT, Naveen K. Yadav, BS Optom, MS, PhD, Preethi Thiagarajan, BS Optom, MS, PhD

Screening for lifetime concussion in athletes: importance of oculomotor measures (2014)
Poltavski DV1, Biberdorf D

Article 4 An exploratory study of the potential effects of vision training on concussion incidence in football (2015)
Clark, Joseph & Graman, Pat & K Ellis, James & Mangine, Robert & T Rauch, Joseph & Bixenmann, Ben & Hasselfeld, Kimberly & Divine, Jon & Colosimo, Angelo & Myer, Gregory. 

Uncorrected Hyperopia and Preschool Early Literacy: Results of the Vision in Preschoolers-Hyperopia in Preschoolers (VIP-HIP) Study (2016)
VIP-HIP Study Group, Kulp MT, Ciner E, Maguire M, Moore B, Pentimonti J, Pistilli M, Cyert L, Candy TR, Quinn G, Ying GS.

Is visual memory predictive of below-average academic achievement in second through fourth graders? (2002)
Kulp MT, Edwards KE, Mitchell GL.

Frequency of Visual Deficits in Children With Developmental Dyslexia (2018)
Aparna Raghuram, OD, PhD; Sowjanya Gowrisankaran, PhD; Emily Swanson, BS; David Zurakowski, MS, PhD; David G. Hunter, MD, PhD; Deborah P. Waber, PhD
Healio coverage of this article: Significant correlation found between visual deficits, dyslexia


Literature Summaries

Compiled by Student and Resident Members for the Annual Meeting Travel Grant Program

A Summary of Research and Clinical Studies on Vision and Learning

Research Update on Visually-Based Reading Disability (2011)
Barry Tannen, OD, FCOVD

Optometric Vision Therapy in Rehabilitation of Cognitive Deficit Secondary to Traumatic Brain Injury (2007)
Tanya Skaler and Amanda Bowens

A Discussion and Analysis, in the context of current research to May 2016, of: A critical evaluation of the evidence supporting the practice of behavioural vision therapy 
Leonard J Press, OD, FCOVD, FAAO
Mark Overton, B.App.Sci, MBA
Stephen Leslie, B Optom, FACBO, FCOVD, Ophthalmic Medicines Prescriber
The Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists


From the American Optometric Association

AOA Clinical Practice Guidelines


From the Optometric Extension Program

From the Optometric Extension Program Foundation