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Visual stress is a visual perceptual processing condition that affects how visual information is interpreted by the brain and interferes with reading, attention, coordination, general health and behaviour. This is different from problems involving sight or sharpness of vision and can occur despite normal vision. Classic symptoms include light sensitivity, headaches from reading, and problems reading because the white “page appears too bright” or the words appear to be "moving, flashing, or jumping on the page". As reading is such a key skill for school and life in general, problems with reading can thus lead to significant impairment. The good news is that appropriate intervention can make a significant improvement and for many individuals, one of the interventions is as simple as specific colour filters.

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628 Saint Mary's Road, Winnipeg, MB, R2M 3L9 Map
204-899-0393
8 years and up
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MKO provides holistic, culturally sensitive and safe Crisis Response Trauma Intervention to all Manitoba’s First Nation communities. more
MB, Canada
1-844-927-5433 (Crisis Line)
Area Served: Manitoba
All ages
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Corporation established in Canada to facilitate the identification, treatment and dissemination of information about Irlen Syndrome to individuals in Canada ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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E-counseling is the premier guide to e-counseling service and mental health. Access self-help articles on a range of mental health topics, written by licensed professionals. more
Country Not Applicable
Area Served: World
All ages
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