Poor Self Image Success Stories

Kenli U.

December 18, 2020

Do you feel like you have done EVERYTHING and still your child is struggling in school; Kenli’s mom did. Allow her to inspire and encourage you in her story of Kenli’s successful journey with vision therapy. Congratulations to you all for a job well done!

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Anna C.

June 4, 2020
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Anna Says: “I hope that any kid who is struggling with visual integration knows that they are not alone and there is a place where people support you and lift you up as opposed to bring you down.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving…

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Zane W.

April 14, 2020
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Zane Says: “Vision therapy has helped me in many ways. It has helped my focus skills, my spelling, my math and my self-esteem.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited to Council Bluffs, Lincoln,…

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Jaxson S.

April 8, 2020
Jaxson S.

Mom Says: “Jaxson has become more aware of his own body in his surroundings. He also notices more details about people he is interacting with.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited to Council…

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Rachelle A.

February 25, 2020

Mom says: “I have definitely noticed the difference….She has said her driving skills have improved and her reading comprehension skills and even her tennis game has significantly improved.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not…

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Jack S.

February 8, 2020

Mom Says: “Jack is now able to participate in class and is getting work done in a more timely manner. His teachers say he shows more self-confidence.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited…

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Clive W.

January 27, 2020
Clive W. Story.

Clive Says: “Vision therapy has helped me in many ways….In hockey I’ve scored 8 goals and I enjoy reading again!!!!!!!” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited to Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Sioux City, IA,…

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Norah W.

January 11, 2020

Mom Says: “As we prepare for graduation we know this process taught our daughter persistence, perseverance and goal-setting. This milestone means a lot to us as we know the process was not easy yet somehow in the mess our daughter found success. Not only did her vision improve, so did her grit. For that we…

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Jack C.

January 9, 2020
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Mom Says: “Other parts of his life have improved as well – his cursive writing, his headaches, his hockey game – just to name some. Mostly, thrilled with his sheer determination. Therapy was very worthwhile for Jack.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all…

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Andrew R.

April 29, 2019
Andrew R. Mom Story.

Mom Says: “When we began VT at Heartland, Andrew could barely read at 9 years old. His spelling was years behind and he reversed letters and numbers…..Now he is a different kid. New skills and new attitude and outlook. He can read full chapter books and even comprehend and relay to me.”

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Noah W.

March 27, 2019
Noah W. Story.

Mom Says: “We are so thankful to Dr. Will for working so hard for Noah. Vision therapy has helped make Noah into the student I knew he could be and has been more than worth all the hard work and money spent.”

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Andrew R.

March 23, 2019
Andrew R Story.

Andrew Says: “Taking notes from the board at school was hard because my eyes were tired and I had trouble keeping up. During vision therapy I noticed I was keeping up better. In basketball and football, I was scared of the ball. During vision therapy, I gained confidence and caught the ball.” “I started vision…

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Ashton A.

February 27, 2019
Ashton A. Story.

Mom Says: “All the hard work has paid off and given him a lot more confidence. Can’t wait to see all he will accomplish now. We can never thank Dr. Bolin, Kari and Kelsey for making this possible.”

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Brynn K.

January 28, 2019
Brynn K. Story.

Brynn Says: “I have seen so much improvement in sports, driving, school etc.. For so many years my vision was a big problem but vision therapy changed that! Now I can confidently play sports and drive. I feel so proud of myself for the progress I made and thankful for everyone who helped me get…

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Grace L.

December 19, 2018
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Mom Says: “She doesn’t get as many headaches, and she completes homework faster. Importantly, vision therapy has improved her self-confidence. She is no longer worried about her eyes every day.”

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Leah H.

October 2, 2018
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Leah says: “After doing vision therapy I can read a lot faster and I have no double vision and words don’t move around on the page. I am very glad I did vision therapy.”

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Lilly E.

September 7, 2018
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Lilly Says: “Therapy has improved my life. School is more fun because I can read better and faster.”

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Jules S.

August 6, 2018

Jules Says: “I remember look at pictures and thinking to myself, “Why does that one eye not look straight forward at the camera?”

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Sanika N.

July 16, 2018

Mom Says: “We are thrilled with the progress Sanika made during the therapy to improve her vision. We are so very thankful to Dr. Mark Witte and Dr. Will Ferguson for providing this path to recovery for Sanika.”

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Lilly A.

July 13, 2018

Lilly Says: “Vision therapy has helped me a lot. Now I get a much higher grade on my reading tests, my math tests and spelling tests.”

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Megan S.

June 18, 2018
Megan S. Mom Story.

Mom Says: “One year later, Megan is now reading at 2nd grade level. In one school year we went form no reading to 2nd grade level.”

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Lucy S.

June 5, 2018

Lucy says: “My reading is better and so is my math I don’t get headaches anymore, and I only get carsick on occasion. And I owe it all to Dr. Will and my therapist Kelsey.”

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Ava Y.

May 22, 2018
Ava Y.

Ava Says: “Vision therapy helped me a lot. It helped me with grades and math.”

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Levi C.

April 23, 2018
Levis success story

Levi’s Parents Say: ” We are so grateful for the work of Dr.Will and Dr. Bolin with Levi. The program was a lot of hard work but worth every minute of it.”

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Emily S.

April 17, 2018
Emilys parents success story

Emily’s Mom says: “I am proud of Emily and all that she has accomplished. I see great things in Emily’s future.”

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Peyton F.

April 11, 2018

Peyton Says:”My left eye is stronger now, which makes it easier to see, play my games, and learn to read. It also as helped me do better at sports with catching a football and shooting a basketball.”

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Nora T.

March 29, 2018
Nora Success Story

Nora Says:”Reading was hard before I started therapy. I used to lose my place and get distracted. Now I love to read and I don’t lose my place or get distracted. ”

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Mason E.

March 23, 2018

Mason Says: Vision Therapy has helped me play baseball. I am not tired anymore after school. I am having success hitting the baseball and reading while walking. Thank you for all your help.

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Cash R.

March 13, 2018

Cash Says: “Now I don’t have to go to a tutor anymore. I also am getting better at reading. And I don’t need as much help with homework.”

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Reese C.

February 28, 2018
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Reese’s Mom Says: This is a great program and highly recommend it. The Drs. & therapists were truly caring and couldn’t have done a better job.

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Isaiah C.

February 25, 2018

Isaiah’s Mom says: “Isaiah started eye therapy shortly after football began and within a few weeks we could already see a change. We are very grateful for Development Vision Associates because we didn’t think his vision would ever improve.”

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Emily G.

February 24, 2018

Emily’s Mom Says: Since therapy her side vision has improved. Her reading and comprehension has also improved from where we started. She can do her homework without us helping her find the answers in her reading.”

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Conner K

January 24, 2018
Conner's Testimonial

Mom Says: “I see his confidence grow and how I no longer need to help him at night with reading his homework is incredible!”

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Archer B.

January 19, 2018
Archers Mom's story

Archer’s Mom Says: “My son has gone from complaining he could not see the board at school after 3 months of just having gotten glasses to being able to see with ease. He does not complain about headaches anymore after a school day or after doing homework in the evening.”

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Jeannette B

January 11, 2018
Jeanette's Story

Mom says: Overtime Jeannette improved her coordination, focus, and skills. She learned to control and use her vision in school, work and sports.

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Addison C.

January 10, 2018
Addisons Mom Success story

Addison’s Mom says: “The single best investment we have or could have made on our daughter and her future. I strongly encourage any parent facing this decision to move forward with Heartland’s therapy, as it will change your child’s future.”

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Alayna T.

January 10, 2018
Alanyas story

Alayna’s Mom says: “Now after vision therapy Alayna is thriving in 2nd grade. She loves school & is excited to learn. Homework takes the appropriate time & she can work independently. The work she puts in pays off. She is back on track academically but also has a huge boosts in her self-confidence!”

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Lainey J

January 3, 2018
Lainey's Story

Lainey says: “I like school more because I understand words, spelling and reading better than before. Therapy was hard but i am glad I got through it.”

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Gavin S.

December 18, 2017
Gavins Story

Gavin Says: Once I was in therapy I started hitting the ball, I started winning races, and started to get good grades in school.

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Ben T

November 27, 2017

Ben’s Mom says: Ben has greatly benefitted from his interactions with other caring adults who believed in him, encouraged him, challenged him, + then congratulated him in his success. We highly recommend this program.

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Makayla C.

November 7, 2017
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Mom Says: “Makayla has had eye problems since she was very young. We were told by her pediatric ophthalmologist at the time that she had a lazy eye and some other things…..Now she knows what to do to fix things and correct it.”

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Rachel H.

November 6, 2017
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Rachel says: “After several months of work, I feel that I am in the perfect position to be a good student and future physical therapist without any suffering.”

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Max R

September 14, 2017
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Max Says: “Vision Therapy helped me become a better baseball player, a better reader and helped me learn how to control my vision.”

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Raaf K

August 24, 2017
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Mom Says: “I need to stress how much vision therapy has changed our lives for the better. Raaf was barely writing his name, couldn’t focus on letters and simple words, and was frustrated. Now he is starting first grade and he loves school!”

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Cameron L

August 10, 2017
Cameron L

Mom Says: “Today Cameron is getting great feedback from his teachers. They have seen the change in his focus and attitude. He was able to participate in baseball this summer. He even pitched to strikeouts!”

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Charlie D

August 7, 2017
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Mom Says: “In less than six months, not only did Charlie stop experiencing daily vision headaches, but she also was able to say goodbye to her glasses.”

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JT F

May 23, 2017
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Mom Says: “Overall we feel that vision therapy has truly helped JT overcome some of his many struggles. We appreciate Dr. Vickey, her staff, Kelsey, and all they have done to help JT reach his fullest potential.”

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Quinn P

May 18, 2017
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Mom Says: “Dr. Will and Kelsey have helped Quinn (& me!) understand what is happening and how to help Quinn. She has improved significantly since vision therapy started.”

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Rachel D

May 18, 2017
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Rachel Says: “Vision therapy helped me in order to read, focus, and see. It helped me read because earlier when I read a book the words would fly everywhere.”

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Tyler E.

April 17, 2017
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Mom and Day say: “The biggest change we noticed is Ty’s attitude toward challenges. He now runs to them instead of avoids them. He no longer calls himself stupid. He is more coordinated and confident. He sets goals for himself and works toward them. His grades have dramatically improved from D’s and F’s to B’s…

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Nathan V.

April 13, 2017
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Mom says: “Vision therapy has gotten rid of Nathan’s headaches and he has an easier time tracking visually. It has helped him with his self-control and helped him develop a better sense of responsibility. Even when he doesn’t want to do the homework, he could tell that it was helping and that would motivate him…

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Alexander M

March 7, 2017
Alexander M Omaha NE

Alex says: “I got better at spelling, I have better aim in soccer, basketball and baseball. I do not skip lines in reading and I’m not fidgeting. I am glad I did eye therapy.”

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Dominick L

January 14, 2017
Dominick L Omaha NE

Mom says: “Now he has fallen in love with reading. Went from a student who struggled with grade and homework to school becoming much easier for him. Our only regret is not finding HEC sooner. Thank you all so much for what you do. You brought a new world to our son which we will…

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Rachel P.

December 18, 2016
Rachel P Omaha NE

Mom says: “Vision therapy helped give our daughter her wings to fly. I can’t wait to see what she accomplishes in her life.”

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Tyler G.

December 17, 2016
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Mom says: “Vision therapy has been a positive experience. Tyler never complained about his session with Kim. Hs always like to challenge her that he could win. Sometimes he did. Dr. Vicky is very passionate about her job in helping kids become better and pushes them to do their best.”

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Ava S.

December 12, 2016
Ava S Omaha NE

Ava say: “I feel like I can explain stories better and not saying never mind when its hard to explain the story to other people. I feel like I am better at reading and understanding what is going on.”

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Henry R.

November 29, 2016
Henry R Omaha NE

Henry says: “I can see music notes, read words in a book and zip my coat. I love Miss Kari and Dr. Vicky.”

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Isaac B.

November 28, 2016
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Mom Says: “What would I tell a future vision therapy patron? DO IT! You’re giving your child life long tools for success! We went into this with hopes of helping Issac’s focusing issues. What we found were a lot of diagnosis that we didn’t even dream of him having. Seeing your child be able to…

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Elizabeth S

November 18, 2016
Elizabeth S

Mom Says: “As we diligently worked through the exercises, I saw small, steady changes. Her reading level increased markedly, she started becoming a class leader and began helping slower students. The latest school testing placed her in the 99th percentile and I started using her papers to check her sister’s work…..We are beyond thrilled.”

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Jenna W

October 17, 2016
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Mom says: “After the first session Jenna was so excited to start working hard with her activities they assigned her each week. We continued therapy and started noticing Jenna becoming more talkative and more interactive socially around others. She continues to have high self esteem and is very confident. Thank you to the staff at…

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Grace D

September 20, 2016
Grace D

Mom Says: “I really became aware of how much Grace was struggling with school when her younger sister started school and I could see how much more time it took Grace to complete the same amount of work. Now that we’ve finished therapy she is doing much better in school. She doesn’t get headaches. She…

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Ally S

May 7, 2016
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Mom says: “Ally now has the best grades that she has ever achieved and the confidence and pride that she can and does do it on her own. Her overall confidence and attitude has changed in that she is more apt to be leader and believe that she can achieve the things that she wants…

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Kaden K

April 22, 2016
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Mom says: “Vision therapy has helped my son so much! His grades have improved, he is reading more for enjoyment, he rarely gets headaches anymore and he is more focused. His ability to understand what he is reading has improved as well.”

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Shannon S

November 10, 2015
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Mom says “I’m so grateful that we discovered vision therapy. It’s about so much more than just schoolwork and grades. i think that this therapy, of all he things we’ve invested time and money in while raising out children, will have the most impact overall on quality of life.”

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Emma G.

August 25, 2015
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“Emma knew her her spelling words one night and the next night she forgot how to spell half of the words. She would ask me “how do you spell this word” or “am I spelling this word right” ? I had to coach her through all of her homework because she didn’t have any confidence…

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Natalie S.

July 29, 2015
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“After many hours of therapy throughout the past 7 months, Natalie has improved her reading skills and her spelling is much better. Most importantly, Natalie has gained confidence in her abilities. She FINALLY does not see herself as a struggling kid at school.”

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Alida C.

April 15, 2015
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Mom: “Our experience with therapy began largely out of frustration, a lack of confidence, and reluctance by Alida to accept her school responsibilities. When Alida said the lines for cello music were jumping around and when she read aloud we noticed she guessed at words and omitted smaller words, we knew she needed help.”

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Sam B.

November 2, 2014
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Mom: “Vision therapy has helped our son in so many unexpected ways. A year ago I would never have guessed what vision therapy could do for his self-confidence, his mood, his behavior, his athletic performance/coordination.”

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Abby J.

August 5, 2014
Abby J

Mom: “Being the youngest of 5 ‘dominate’ siblings took its toll on her self-confidence. She was very insecure. Her answers were more like questions. She had a hard time speaking up for herself and making her own decisions. Now: As Abby’s mother, I know I have a new kid. Abby smiles more.  She talks more, she asks more…

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Bradie C.

July 31, 2014
Bradie C

Mom : “Bradie has made some incredible transformations with the help of Vision Therapy. Bradie started the 4th grade reading above only 33% of her peers. In May she was reading above 77% of her peers!  Her greatest transformation has been in her confidence. It amazes me to watch her have conversations with adults, looking them in the eyes and…

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Dawn S

April 25, 2014
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Dawn: “I love my life and I am so grateful for the changes as a result of therapy! I only wish I could have done VT as a child, with my future wide-open in front of me, without limits on my activity and career options.”

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Kobe J.

June 26, 2013
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Dad says: “Wao…What a transformation.  While he is a very smart boy his grades told another story.” ” Today we see our son more confident and sure of himself: grades are also improving.” Kobe says: “One thing that I am happy of is I no longer have frequent headaches nor do I have lots of frustration with homework…

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Morgan T

May 7, 2013
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Mom:  “She was very frustrated, had low self-esteem and just not that Morgan we knew. Dr. Vicky gave us an answer and hope. We diligently did therapy 6 days a week, Morgan was so ready to get started and stayed focused every day.  It has been 2 1/2 months and Morgan is back. She smiles more,…

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Austin K.

September 16, 2012
Austin K

Mom before therapy: “He never liked school. He has frequent headaches and tires easily at school. Word searches are impossible for him to do.  He prefers to watch his brothers play ball rather than join in the fun.  During therapy: Over the next few months we saw many changes in Austin.  Holding his pencil correctly, playing basketball…

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Cameron B.

September 21, 2011
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My math and reading have improved so much, I am getting A’s and B’s in school. Vision therapy made me feel more confidence in myself. I feel like I can do whatever I want now.

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