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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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Regroupement de 22 centres d'écoute au Québec sur 10 territoires. Les écoutants sont plus de 800 à offrir de l'écoute active pour toutes les personnes ... more
3715 pelissier, Ville De Québec, QC, G1X 3X9 Map
418-928-9004
Area Served: Quebec
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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Catchment: Quebec
Handbook by AMI-Québec Alliance for the Mentally Ill which provides mental health information and resources for individuals living in Quebec.
Posted: Sep 16, 2012
Language: EN
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