Reading/Learning Problems Success Stories

Elsa A.

June 9, 2021
Elsa A. certificate

Was she lying about seeing double and struggling to read? No, she wasn’t and through vision therapy she gained the tools to go from struggling to amazing success!

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Fernando M.

May 26, 2021
Fernando M. hand

What a great attitude! Mom and Fernando have noticed how absolutely wonderful the results from vison therapy have been.

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Teddy R.

May 24, 2021
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What do you need? Teddy found what he needed, and it fit him perfectly. His mother is ready to share his inside story with you!

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Graham R.

April 19, 2021
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How are you at carving? Graham and his family are experts at carving out time to meet this goal. The goal was success through vision therapy! Thanks also goes to Dr. Klemke for the excellent referral!

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James P.

April 9, 2021
James P.

How exactly are you supposed to see? James and his family have an answer to that question thanks to the referral from Dr. Kelly Robertson and their efforts as we guided them through vision therapy. His story is thrilling! Can you relate?

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Salem S.

March 22, 2021
Salem S.

What is your favorite therapy game?  Please share with us and join us as we celebrate the efforts Salem achieved through vision therapy.  Can you guess her favorite game?  No worries, if not, keep reading,  Salem and her mom have much to tell you.

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Bodyn C.

February 21, 2021
Bodyn C.

Mom Says: “Now he can see the “popups” in the books he reads.  His depth perception and more have been improved with his success in our vision therapy program.  Great work Bodyn!”

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Colin K.

February 8, 2021
Colin K.

Faster and further focus for today’s vision and for his future thanks to his efforts in Vision Therapy! Much has improved in his daily functioning as well. He and his mother recount his journey in their stories below.

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Brooklyn M.

December 22, 2020

CATCH Brooklyn! She can tell you more in her story.

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Ryder C.

December 18, 2020

They came back for more! It turns out vision therapy’s great results can run in the family! From reading to calf roping, this is a story to be told!

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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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Asher C.

December 18, 2020
Asher C

Mom says : “Through Asher’s Commitment, he now rarely looses his place when reading and is reading on grade-level. His new teacher eve mentioned his handwriting strength. Spelling is still something that is challenging for him, but he has developed some strategies to help him continue to grow in this area.

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Callum P.

November 11, 2020

Callum P. Success Story

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Mateo D.

November 11, 2020

Mateo D. Reading/Learning Problems Success Story

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Violet V.

November 4, 2020

Violet V. Success Story

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Aiden T.

October 30, 2020
Aiden T

What’s eye therapy and does it work? Aiden and his family are celebrating his success in his school work and in his daily quality of life. They have a short little story to tell of his huge accomplishments with eye therapy. We appreciate Dr. Carole Linn for sending us the referral.

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Aiden T.

October 30, 2020
aiden T

What’s eye therapy and does it work? Aiden and his family are celebrating his success in his school work and in his daily quality of life.

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Cassie W.

September 27, 2020
Cassie W.

Mom Says : “Happy New Year! That is how this family describes their daughter’s success through her efforts in vision therapy.”

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Grace H.

September 18, 2020
Grace H. story.

Grace Says: “I liked vision therapy because I got to play fun games with Kari. I can read better and kick a soccer ball better too!” 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…

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Drew I.

August 26, 2020
Drew I Story.

Drew Says: “I’m proud of the hard work I put into vision therapy and all the crazy things I can do with my eyes, like be a lizard.” 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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Maddisyn K.

July 20, 2020
Maddisyn K. story.

Mom Says: “Before Maddison started therapy she was struggling with reading and taking naps almost daily at 6 years old. Since then her ready and math scores have greatly improved and she no longer takes naps.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of…

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Jonas S.

July 6, 2020
Jonas S. story.

Mom Says: “Eye therapy has resolved many of Jonas’s issues at school. His teacher told me he is a different person after he was in therapy for a couple of months.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa,…

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Taye S.

June 10, 2020

Mom Says: “While therapy can be time consuming and intimidating, it was worth every bit of it. As we wrap up this chapter in our lives we are very thankful for everything the staff at Heartland has done for us.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care…

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Jonas J.

June 5, 2020
Jonas J. story.

Mom Says: “At the end of his program, Jonas stated his baseball season. During the very first practice and after months of time off from hitting, Jonas hit balls like a champ.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western…

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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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Kennedy R.

June 4, 2020
kennedy story

Kennedy Says: “I use to be the one of the last people to finish a test. Now my test and homework take a shorter amount of time.” 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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Allison C.

June 1, 2020
Allison C. story.

Mom Says: “Most importantly, Ally’s confidence in school and in general has sky rocketed.” 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, South Sioux City, NE, Norfolk, NE…

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Cooper U.

May 29, 2020
Cooper U. Story.

Cooper Says: “I read all the dog man books. I love to read now. My bike riding is getting better, all thanks to therapy.” 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,…

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Reagan W.

May 29, 2020
Reagan W. Story

Mom Says: “Reagan also has an easier time with reading and math comprehension. Something we didn’t realize was related to her vision.” 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…

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Anna J.

May 24, 2020

Mom Says: “After trying many other failed therapies, we were ecstatic that there was finally a diagnosis to her headaches and a way to fix them that didn’t include taking medications daily.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western…

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Zane W.

April 14, 2020
zane story.

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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Aiden L.

March 18, 2020
Aiden L.

Aiden Says: “Vision therapy helped me by making reading much easier and less frustrating.” 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, South Sioux City, NE, Norfolk, NE…

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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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Ophelia T.

January 31, 2020
Ophelia T.

Mom Says: “All the hard work has definitely paid off. We are extremely thankful for all the dedicated staff, their encouragement, guidance and the fact that this therapy exists at all. Ophelia’s road to success would have, no doubt, been much longer, harder, and perhaps impossible without VT,” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants…

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Stella L.

January 31, 2020

Mom Says: “We have truly seen a substantial improvement with Stella at school since we started vision therapy. Her reading in particular has gone from almost none to reading chapter books.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa,…

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Zander R.

January 15, 2020

Mom Says: “Zander had struggled with fidgeting at school which distracted his peers. He would easily fatigue after reading two pages in a book and skip words. He struggled the last baseball season hitting a baseball. After he started therapy, we notices less frustration with reading and improved hitting.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye…

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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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Kyle W.

November 27, 2019

Kyle Says: “I’ve finished Vision Therapy now and I don’t get car sick anymore. I copy my writing faster.” 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, South…

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Luke W.

October 19, 2019

Mom Says: “Vision therapy has given Luke so many tools to help him succeed. Despite all the hours of therapy and therapy homework, I would do it all again in a second.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western…

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Emma M.

August 28, 2019
Emma M. story.

Emma Says: “Vision Therapy has helped me so much! My eyes and my brain are finally connecting.”

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Katelin B.

August 14, 2019
Katelin B. story.

Mom says: “Katie went from struggling to read to reading above her grade level. She even reads for fun. She had issues with understanding what she read and now she reads every sign we pass and explains what they mean.”

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Carson K.

August 5, 2019
Carson K. Success Story.

Carson Says: “Therapy is very helpful for children. It helped me be a better reader, problem solver, stay focused, better handwriting and also helped me memorize things better.”

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Josie E.

August 1, 2019
Josie E. Story.

Josie Says: “When was younger my parents always told me to put my eyes back to normal. Now I can feel and see where they go out.

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Ellie F.

July 31, 2019
Ellie F. Mom story.

Ellie Says: “After I started vision therapy I began to get less and less headaches. I was also able to read for longer periods of time without my eyes getting tired.”

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Aiden S.

July 11, 2019
Aiden S.

Mom Says: “Aiden continued to improve and passed 3rd grade which we were not sure was going to happen at the beginning of the school year. Aiden now will sit down and read to his niece without being asked or forced. All of the hard work is worth it in the end. We are grateful…

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Mallory W.

June 6, 2019

Mom Says: “In January when we started therapy, Mally had headaches ever night, red eyes after reading, and a short fuse after doing homework or reading. We started seeing a difference in the headaches after about a month and now they are completely gone. Her eyes are no longer red after reading and her general…

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Carson D.

May 18, 2019
Carson D.

Carson says: “Vision Therapy has helped me a lot. I can read faster. Words focus better on the board and on my paper. School is easier.”

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Aaron B.

May 14, 2019

Mom Says: “There is still work to do in helping Aaron master some of the reading and writing skills that he missed early on, but because of vision therapy we are on the right track. We are so proud of how hard Aaron has worked and can’t wait to see what he accomplishes next!”

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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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Cailyn L.

April 19, 2019
cailyns story

Cailyn Says: “My second success is being able to read fast and it helps me in school so much. It is so cool and it helps me in games.”

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Barrett J.

April 15, 2019
Barrett J. Parent Story.

Mom Says: “Vision Therapy has significantly helped Barrett in his learning and athletic development. ”

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Evan H.

April 10, 2019
Evan H. Story

Evan says: “Therapy has helped me most with reading. When I use to look down, the words would become foggy so I would look away. Now when I look down at the words it doesn’t blur.”

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Norah H.

April 2, 2019
Norah H. Story.

Norah Says: “Vision Therapy has helped me with several different things. The first is reading comprehension….Next is paying attention and focusing….Next is coordination which had helped me with Tae Kwon Do so I could move up to the next belt.”

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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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Olivia O.

March 14, 2019
Olivia O.

Mom Says: “The headaches ended pretty quickly and about halfway through therapy Olivia told me “I don’t have double vision anymore”. We met EVERY SINGLE GOAL! We have our daughter back and couldn’t be happier.”

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Abbie A

March 9, 2019
abbie a. success story.

Mom says: “Abbie rarely squirms and fights when reading or doing school work. Her teachers have noticed a big difference in her attention span. She is now at grade level reading!”

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Maria A.

February 27, 2019
Maria A Story.

Maria Says: “I’m so glad that I did vision therapy and I know I will enjoy the results for a long, long time. It has made a significant, positive improvement in my daily life.”

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Alexa K.

February 11, 2019
Alexa Story 1.

Alexa Says: “I started kicking the ball straight to the goal. I also don’t notice my eye drifting as much.”

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Jaxson C.

January 16, 2019
Jaxson story

Jaxson Says: “I no longer suffer from double vision and my daily headaches.”

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Keegan M.

December 17, 2018
Keegan M. Story.

Mom Says: “Keegan is our second child to go through vision therapy and I would tell ay parent that it is more than worth it.”

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Madeline S.

December 17, 2018
Madeline S. Success Story

Madeline Says: “After my 9-hour shifts working on a computer I feel no eye strain or any other eye-related symptoms. Vision therapy has truly transformed my life!”

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Jordan O.

December 11, 2018

Mom Says: “Jordan was having a lot of trouble comprehending what he was reading…His grades have improved and when a teacher assigns reading and answering questions he doesn’t get stuck and have me read it to him.”

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Megan C.

December 5, 2018
Megan C Story.

Mom Says: “Homework no longer frustrates her like it used to. Testing as school is easier. Dr. Bolin is kind and thorough. Kari is an awesome vision therapist and always made the hard work fun.”

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Cade M.

November 19, 2018
Cade M.

Mom Says: “I love to see my son pick up a book to read or challenge himself to read as many signs as he can while we are driving. His handwriting is so improved and spelling has come easier to him.”

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Peggy T.

October 24, 2018
Peggy T

Peggy says: “Words can’t express my gratitude to this highly specialized staff.”

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Peyton B.

October 17, 2018
Peyton B

Mom says: ” He will sit and read for over 20 minutes at a time without rubbing his eyes or tearing up in frustration. Therapy had been a lot of hard work for both Peyton and mom & dad, but to se his testing numbers increase greatly since March 2018 to October 2018 is amazing.

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Taylor H.

October 15, 2018
Taylor H

Taylor says: “After completing vision therapy I developed more efficient eye movements and control over my eyes.”

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Leah H.

October 2, 2018
Leah H

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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Bryce O.

September 26, 2018

Mom says: “We began vision therapy in March and by September of the same year our son reports words no longer jump around, he no longer sees double, and he loves chapter books!”

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Carley S.

September 14, 2018
Carley S.

Carley Says: “Vision therapy has helped me achieve my goals of actually enjoying to read and have no headaches that used to come along with it.”

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Addison W.

September 12, 2018
Addison W

Mom says: “She overall has more confidence at school. It was a lot of work but went fast and had fast results. In addition, the staff gives you very personalized attention so as a parent, you know they are doing what’s best for your child.”

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Lilly E.

September 7, 2018
LIlly E

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

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Sabrina G.

August 20, 2018
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Sabrina Says: “Before I started vision therapy, I always had headaches or double vision; I would walk into walls, tabes and chairs….Now I don’t get headaches or double vision, I don’t walk into or trip on stable objects. I drive better and spend less time on homework.”

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Adara W.

August 15, 2018
Adara W

Mom says: “We are so thankful for the opportunity for Adara to work with Dr. Will and Kelsey. It was worth every weekly drive to Omaha, every day of homework, every trip for progress exams and every dollar spent.”

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Tommy K

August 15, 2018
Tommy K

Tommy Says “It has been two or three months of not having double vision. I can read. I don’t have headaches anymore or not as often. When I talk to other people my eyes don’t dart around anymore.”

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Austin K.

August 11, 2018

Mom says: “After a few months of therapy, his teachers started to tell us about improvements they were seeing in school. He was reading more words per minutes, his test scores were improving and he was becoming more engaged during class.”

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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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Jacey F.

June 13, 2018
Jacey F

Mom Says: “Jacey started wearing contacts at age 7 and began vision therapy at age 9. She has learned to ride her bike, can now hit a ball, has less vision headaches and is reading above grade level.”

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Chloe H.

June 6, 2018

Chloe says: “Vision therapy has helped me be better in math and reading, especially reading. It also helps me with focusing.”

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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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Konner G.

June 5, 2018
Konner G Success Story

Konner says: “Vision Therapy helped by me not skipping lines, because I used to skip a lot of lines. It also helped me by having better coordination.”

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Leanne C.

May 25, 2018
Leanne Success Story

Leanne Says ” Don’t think that just because you are an adult you can’t be helped with vision therapy. I am proof that you can!”

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Addison B.

May 24, 2018
Addison B Success Story

Addison Says: “With Reading, I have noticed myself not re-reading or skipping lines. Not doing those things also help me understand reading”

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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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Rylie H.

May 14, 2018
Rylie's Success Story

Rylie Says: I noticed, I started having no double vision and it was easier for me to read. Also, I can play my favorite sport softball by being able to hit the ball.

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Lauren F.

April 25, 2018
Laurens Success Story

Lauren’s Parents Say: “Laurens hard work paid off and she’s graduating early! We will always be so thankful for Dr. Will and Kari for helping Lauren.”

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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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Arshia R.

March 2, 2018
Arshia R

Arshia Says: “Now after I finished eye therapy my headaches have gone away and I can read for a very long time without my head hurting or getting double vision.”

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Reese C.

February 28, 2018
Reese's story

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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Nathan S

January 23, 2018
Nathan's Story

Nathan says “Vision Therapy has helped me in many ways. School easier now. I don’t lose my place when I read. I can also take better notes.”

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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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Clayton S.

January 19, 2018
Clayton's story

Clayton’s Mom Says: Dr. Bolin and Dr. Will did a great job of encouraging and pushing Clayton to continue to improve. We are very proud of the success and progress Clayton made throughout the process.

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Hannah C

January 17, 2018
hannah's story

Hannah’s Mom: “We drive over an hour one way for each appointment and I can guarantee you, I would do it a 1000 more for the results we have had.”

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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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Echo M

December 27, 2017
Echo's Story

Echo says: “I was able to see and feel improvement every week and I am so happy I decided to go through the therapy!”

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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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Addy G.

November 16, 2017
Addy G

Addy Says: “I know that without the help of Dr. Will and Kari, my vision would not have had the chance to gain potential. So today I want to take the time to look them directly in the eye. Something I could not do before gaining vision control. And I would like to say thanks.”

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Gabe C.

November 10, 2017

Mom says: “Gabe was taught how to take control of his vision and has now surpassed expected reading levels for his age.”

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Rachel H.

November 6, 2017
Rachel H

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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Abraham I.

October 3, 2017
Abe I Mom

Abe Says: “When I started vision therapy I could not read for long periods of time. It was hard but I helps your eyes. Now I read more easily and I’m even better at sports.”

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Max R

September 14, 2017
Max R

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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Alyssa Z

September 7, 2017
Alyssa Z

Alyssa improved on her letter reversals and playing catch at softball. By the end she could see that her hard word had paid off and she believed therapy was worth it.

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Gage R

August 28, 2017
Gages parents story

Gage’s Parents Say: We saw our son’s vision improved immediately. He is able to read much better than before.

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Raaf K

August 24, 2017
Raaf K

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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Garrett D

August 15, 2017
Garrett D

Mom says: “Thank you to all of the amazing people at Heartland!!! You have made traveling the distance to Omaha so much easier by being so great for us to work with….Garrett’s been able to relate to real-life situations and daily activities he enjoys!”

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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
Charlie D

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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Rayla V

June 28, 2017
Rayla V ss

Mom says: “This therapy has given Rayla more confidence and the tools she needs to achieve good grades in school.”

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Paiton H

June 3, 2017
Paiton H ss

Mom says: “Paiton has definitely come a long way. The words are no longer flying around on the page. She has been able to pass all of her reading quizzes by herself.”

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Elizabeth B

May 31, 2017

Mom Says: “Beth is much happier now and doing great in school as in all her sporting events.”

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JT F

May 23, 2017
JT F SS 1

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
Quinn P ss 1

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
Rachel D ss

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
Success Stories-1

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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Isabelle F.

April 14, 2017
Isabelle F

Isabelle says: “Reading in the car used to give me really bad headaches and nausea. But after vision therapy it has never given me any problems! And I used to get headaches everyday, but now I rarely have any. I am very grateful for my therapist, doctor, and everyone else who has helped me through…

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Nathan V.

April 13, 2017
Nathan V

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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Etienne H

January 5, 2017
Etienne H Omaha NE

Mom says: “Etienne’s writing is night and day improved. When we asked him to write thank you notes for gifts he receiveds, it was the first time in his life that we could read and understand what he wrote. He also did not cry, yell, get mad or quit.”

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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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Vivian L.

December 7, 2016
Vivian L Omaha NE

Vivian says: “I can ride my bike now! Reading and spelling are not as hard! I can use my eyes and hands better to do more things!”

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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
Issac B 2017

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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Victoria W

November 18, 2016
Victoria W

Dad says: “My daughter was having behavior problems in school on a daily basis and her grades were very poor. The evaluation [At Heartland] revealed that my daughter was having difficulty with her peripheral vision which caused her to have difficulty keeping her place on the page as she moved to the next line. After…

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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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Peyton A

November 9, 2016
Payton A 2017

Peyton says: “Before vision therapy, I could not read or see very well and I also had a lot of headaches. But now all that stuff is gone thanks to Dr. Will and Mrs. Kim. I no longer get headaches because of my eyes. I can see the board better.”

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Braeden C

November 9, 2016
Braeden C

Braeden Says: “When I started 7th grade, I had a 3rd grade reading level, I had very bad short-term memory and messy hand writing…I used to skip lines and could not remember a thing about the book even after reading the page three times. Then I started enjoying therapy. The more I tried the more…

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Ben M.

October 28, 2016
Ben M

Ben says: “For just about as long as I can remember I have had double vision…While reading, I would get headaches after as soon as five minutes and it made reading miserable for me. I started vision therapy and now that school has started I notice a tremendous difference.”

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Malachi E.

October 25, 2016
Malachi E

Mom says: “We have seen many changes during the course of vision therapy. Malachi’s reading and writing skills are much improved. He is generally much more willing to work, is finishing assignments more quickly and reading longer books in less time. His overall outlook in these areas is more positive and we have had to…

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Jenna W

October 17, 2016
Jenna W

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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Auzlyn A

September 18, 2016
Auzlyn A

Mom says: “Auzlyn was so excited to start therapy since she had seen her brother’s success. Despite her frustration she did try her hardest and within a few weeks her symptoms were disappearing. Today she is symptom FREE! She did amazing and AGAIN we are beyond thankful for changing our kid’s life.

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Karson S

September 11, 2016
Karson S

Mom says: “Karson started off therapy with absolutely no interest in reading or doing his therapy 5 times a week. As we trudged through therapy, he would be “caught’” reading on his own or wanting to read longer than his 20 minute minimum. He started reaching several goals and I noticed an increase in Karson’s…

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Lokahi S.

September 2, 2016
Lokahi S

Mom says: “Lokahi has struggled in school. We are very thankful to Dr. Vicky and the staff for identifying the problems and helping Lokahi to improve in so many areas. Vision therapy has helped Lokahi become a better reader and better athlete.”

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Drake N

August 26, 2016
drake-n-success-1

Mom says: “For years we struggled to understand how we could help our son find success in school. We were referred to Dr. Will to check if his vision was playing a role in his struggles with reading comprehension. This is truly a life-changing program and worth all the hard work.”

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Amberlyn B

August 16, 2016
Amberlyn B

Mom says: “Best decision we ever made was to make the commitment to vision therapy! Vision therapy has changes our lives tremendously. Amberlyn’s confidence is thought roof. Now Amberlyn attacks a challenge instead of avoiding it.”

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Abbygail D

July 26, 2016
Abbygail D succes story-1

Mom says: “Before [vision therapy], Abby struggled with letters and words bouncing and blurring on the page, lost her place easily, became fatigued to the point of falling asleep after reading for 5 minutes, was frustrated easily at home at night because she was exhausted from keeping it together all day at school, had constant…

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Anna W

July 23, 2016
Anna w

Anna says: “I have always been a good student, but in college I started to notice that I was having trouble keeping up with the reading assignments of all my classes. I am very glad I participated in vision therapy, and I highly recommend it to anyone with vision problems similar to me.”

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Lauren P

June 15, 2016
Lauren P

Parents say: “Heartland Eye and Developmental Vision Therapy clearly know exactly what they are doing and why they are doing it. They do it very well with such great attitudes to ensure the greatest success and their results for Lauren as well as anyone. I know Lauren is grateful for their input and services for…

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Braydon D

June 10, 2016
Braydon-success-story-1

Mom says: “Our son has always been internally motivated and strives to do is best…in everything except reading. While this had not negatively affected his grades we would have a challenge each and every day to get him to read for pleasure or for school. This was worth it. Thank you for all you’ve done…

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Ella G

June 1, 2016
ELLA G succss story-1

Mom says: “Ella was diagnosed with ADD and everyone just wanted to medicate her. We received a full diagnosis from Dr. Vicky and went straight to work. Ella no longer has daily vision headaches, she is reading chapter books independently and no long skips lines or words while reading. She is more attentive and focused.…

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Ally S

May 7, 2016
Ally S

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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Tyler P

May 1, 2016
Tyler P

Mom say: “Tyler had double vision and struggled with reading and handwriting. We were referred to Heartland eye for help. Through the therapy he was given, along with his hard work, Tyler is now free of double vision. He also is able to read more clearly and handwriting is not as difficult. I recommend vision…

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Addison K

April 28, 2016
Addison K

Mom says: “Our daughter was not making good use of her peripheral vision and would always move her head instead of her eyes when reading. after vision therapy her head movement has decreased significantly, as such she has commented that reading is easier and less tiring and she is more proficient at catching a ball.”

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Kaden K

April 22, 2016
Kaden K

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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Kendyl P

April 16, 2016
Kendyl P

Kendyl says: “I had a very hard time learning stuff. I couldn’t read. I got frustrated easy. My eyes hurt too. I can now catch a ball. I can do everything now. I am happy! I graduated! Thank you Miss Kari and Dr. Vicky.”

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Megan D

March 23, 2016
Megan D

Mom says: “Before vision therapy Megan had difficulty copying from the board or from another paper. She would often lose her place and make mistakes. vision Therapy has helped make these tasks much easier.” Megan says: “Before vision therapy my eyes would get tired but they don’t get tired anymore.”

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Brayden C

March 9, 2016
Brayden C

Mom says: “When Brayden first came to Dr. Will he was seeing double consistently, had difficulty tracking text and struggled a great deal with reading, writing and spelling. Now he generally scores As and Bs on spelling tests and no longer fights homework and reading.”

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Dawson G.

February 1, 2016
Dawson G

Mom says: “We are greatly appreciative that our goals have been met. Thank you again to all the staff, you have transformed Dawson’s life.” Dawson says: “It changed they way I look at things. [Vision] therapy is one of the best things that has happened to me.”

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Gwen J

January 30, 2016
Gwen J

Gwen says: “Before I got my first glasses I had anxiety. After I got them it immediately went away. this made me so happy! I also noticed that my reading level went up slightly after I got my bifocals. The way I could see things in dance also improved a little. Therapy definitely helped me…

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Hayden M.

November 10, 2015
Hayden M

Mom:  “Hayden started wearing glasses in preschool and diagnosed with ADHD in first grade.  The testing with the ADHD clinic indicated Hayden’s verbal IQ was 30 points higher that his visual IQ!  We took him to our eye doctor and a pediatric optometrist but neither could offer us any insight as to why.  We moved to Iowa…

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Shannon S

November 10, 2015
Shannon S

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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Sadie T.

September 2, 2015
Sadie T PS

Mom: “She was in Title 1 Reading/Math.  She appeared to have the symptoms of ADHD because she could not concentrate, sit still, focus, or complete anything she started without an adult over the top of her.  She struggled to complete even a one-step task at home like gathering the trash.”

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Emma G.

August 25, 2015
Emma G

“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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Scarlett H.

August 18, 2015
Scarlett H PS

“Our daughter’s eyes would occasionally wander a little bit.  She would also get frustrated reading at times. We were told by a different eye specialist that she needed surgery.  We looking into other options and found Dr. Vandervort. We are so glad we did!”

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Natalie S.

July 29, 2015
Natalie S PS

“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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Natalie B.

July 27, 2015
Natalie B

Mom: “The most improvement we saw was in spelling. She ended first grade getting 100% on most challenge word lists. Amazing considering we began therapy in February.”  Natalie: “The Best thing about vision therapy is that I reached my goals. No more vision headaches or tired eyes when I read.”

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Lizzy K.

July 19, 2015
Lizzie K

Mom: “For well over a year, Lizzie would complain of daily headaches.” “Turns out, she had Convergence insufficiency which in fact, would bring on headaches and eye strain. Her words that she would read in a book would float and jump around ~ and to her this was normal.”

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Katherine T.

July 16, 2015
Kathrine T

“Within the first five weeks of therapy she started to realize the near to far focusing was becoming less of an issue. By the end of the second five week stretch she notice that she was no longer re-reading or skipping lines while reading and was reward by being moved to the top reading group…

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Griffin G

July 13, 2015
Griffin G

“He had very little interest in reading or being read to and did not really like school. One night he asked us ‘Why are there two dogs on TV?’ when there was only one. He was having episodes of double vision. Now he has improved dramatically in reading fluency, reading comprehension, visual processing and visual…

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Isaac H.

July 1, 2015
isaac-h-letter

“Before I came to vision therapy it was so hard to read that I would get frustrated. It was also hard to sound out words and when I got the word it was hard to remember the word that I just spelled.”

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Mya K.

June 3, 2015
Mya K SS

Mom: “We have noticed a huge improvement with her reading, lefts from rights, and a dramatic change in her focusing ability.” Mya: “I can read faster and more accurately. My writing is better. My focus is better. My balance is awesome and I know my lefts, rights, and opposites.”

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Guy S.

May 28, 2015
guy-s-letter

Mom: “When Guy was in 2nd grade I was at the parent teacher conferences. This is where I noticed on the wall Guy’s handwriting on his school project compared to the other kids in his class. The spacing was not the same, his letters were all different sizes, it looked like it was done by…

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Caleb N.

May 15, 2015
caleb-n-letter

“Reading was very hard for me because I would lose my place a lot and could not remember what I just read.”

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Marina C.

May 14, 2015
Marina C SS

Marina: “Before therapy I would have trouble with copying from the board, memorizing, and finding answers in a textbook. When I would come home I would always have a headache and I was tired. This made it difficult for me to do homework and swimming.”

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Haliegh P.

May 13, 2015
Haleigh P SS

Haleigh: “Before therapy I didn’t like school. I struggled to study and focus. Now I am a happy child with an urge to want to learn and study.” Mom: “It was amazing the transformation after one month of therapy. Haleigh’s migraines had subsided and she was able to notice little changes in her eyes that…

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Lucas L.

April 23, 2015
Lucas L PSS

Dad: “Listening to Lucas read now is a joy compared to before and his comprehension is much better too.  We also improved some of his writing skills.  This is something we would do again, I just wish we would have found it sooner.”

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Maddox A.

April 20, 2015
Maddox A SS

Mom: “When Maddox started in Sept 2014, he couldn’t track an object coming near his face without pushing it away and feeling sick. He couldn’t go from near to far without crying and feeling dizzy, it was cray to see.” Now: “He reads for enjoyment, he gets great grades, he retains information, his spelling has…

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GT S.

April 17, 2015
George S  PS

Mom : “The therapy not only made my son’s eye stronger, it also improved his reading ability.  My son did not like to read. In fact, when studying he would always ask me to read the text.  The everyday headaches have gone away. In addition Dr. Rachel gave us exercises so he no longer has motion…

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Alida C.

April 15, 2015
Alida C

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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Michael J.

April 7, 2015
Michael J SS

Mom: “Since preschool the only criticism from his teachers was ‘slow down!’ I think his biggest accomplishment has been going from impulsive to thoughtful. Thoughtful in his school work, writing, sports, and how the works works around him.”

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Thomas K.

April 4, 2015
thomas-k-letter

Mom: “For the past three years Thomas has struggled in school and would often complain of headaches. He had a hard time with reading comprehension and would really struggle with getting his homework completed. After 8 months of therapy with Kim, his headaches are now gone, homework is no longer a major struggle and his…

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Caite E.

March 26, 2015
Catie E SS

Mom: “I’d had no idea how bad her vision was. She’d been seeing with double-vision and I had no idea. We even found out that her vision problems were the reason why she couldn’t learn to ride a bike until she was ten!” Caite: “I trained my eyes to work with my brain with the…

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Wanda N.

March 21, 2015
Wanda N SS1

“In the 5th grade, I remember getting “D’s” in reading/comprehension. Social Studies was a close 2nd. Any subject I had to read, the grades were poor. The issues continued throughout grade school and when I really noticed a big struggle was in High School. I always complained to my mom about my vision, including issues…

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Luke N.

March 21, 2015
Luke N SS

Mom: “Luke is in 4th grade and has always struggled with reading and comprehension. When he would read to me I would notice he would skip words and sometimes whole sentences.” After Therapy: He actually states “I like to read a little now!” He feels he sees better and things are more clear.” Luke: “I…

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Arielle R.

March 17, 2015
Arielle R PS

Mom: “Eight months after our weekly therapy began, not only was her progress astonishing, but all of Dr. Will’s goals were met, all of our goals were met, and we are absolutely thrilled that in 8 months, we accomplished more than we had in the previous 3 years with our first doctor and therapist.”

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Aidan R.

March 13, 2015
Aidan

Mom: “Aidan would read for 20 minutes at night, yet if I asked him to tell me what he read, he would say he wouldn’t remember. He hated to read and it was a fight to get those 20 minutes.” Now: “Aidan can now retell a story that he reads at school. He no longer…

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Cody M

March 3, 2015
Cody M

Mom: “Vision Therapy changed my son’s life. After he figured out how the exercised helped him at school and in daily life it became easier to get him to do the exercised. Cody could tell a difference within a couple of weeks! He said that the words would jump around on the page and after VT they stopped.”

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Peter A

February 20, 2015
Peter A PS

Mom:  “Peter, our son, read at a 1st grade level even though he was in 4th grade.  He now reads at a 4th grade level, is a confident student, is in a writing club after school, and wants to be a comic book writer when he grows up.  Without vision therapy, our life would be…

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Stetson N.

January 24, 2015
Stetson N PS1

Mom:  “Vision Therapy is a common theme in my family as I have had 2 nieces and 2 nephews all with different eye diagnosis who have successfully completed vision therapy. My sisters pushed me to have Stetson’s Vision tested by an optometrist that specialized in this field. So I googled vision therapy doctors in the Omaha…

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Hannah G.

January 9, 2015
Hannah G

Hannah:  “I have noticed a difference in school as well as reading on my own.  I NEVER used to read or enjoy going to school.”  “I have noticed a change in my reading skills/handwriting/memory.  I was so close to giving up in school and not trying because it was so difficult to have good grades…

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Camryn R.

January 9, 2015
Camryn R

Mom: “Camryn would bring home daily decodable books from school. We would read those 5-6 times and it never got easier the more we read them. She would struggle with a word on page 1 and if that same word was on page 3 it was as if she had never seen the word before.…

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Lara E.

January 3, 2015
Lara E

Mom:  “Lara is the last of our 3 children. She has always marched to a different drum, her unique personality and quirks are what make her who she is. Little did we know that some of those quirks were possibly early signs of a vision problem. By the time she was in First grade we…

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Nate D

December 31, 2014
Nate D

Mom:  “Nate’s progress was simply amazing. He went from being a kid who disliked and struggled in school to a kid who enjoys learning again.  His confidence has skyrocketed and he even enjoys some sports.”

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Michael W

December 21, 2014
Michael W

Mom: “His ability to not only read, but to keep his place, not repeat words, and not suffer from double vision are a result of all the hard work that everyone, including Michael put in. The dedicated staff at Heartland Eye Consultants were great to work with.”

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Keith K.

November 22, 2014
Keith K

Mom:  “Our son was having many difficulties in school ranging from reading, regression, unable to remember simple directions, and no recall of what he learned at school.”  “In Vision Therapy our son has learned to achieve goals.  He loves to read.  Keith no longer tells us school is “boring”.  He is able to give us…

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Gaby C.

November 20, 2014
Gaby C

Mom :”She would skip words, couldn’t sound words out, and was still reading at a kindergarten level. One day she said to me “I am not smart.” It broke my heart.” Now: “We studied 5 times a week, 45 minutes a night and it truly paid off. Her reading is now up to grade level,…

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Sophia S.

November 16, 2014
Sophia S PS

Mom:  “She hated reading. She would complain and argue every time. Reading was NOT enjoyable for her.”   Sophia:  “When I was not in therapy I did not like reading and then when I was in therapy, I now like reading.”

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Malia B

November 14, 2014
Malia

Mom:  “Before vision therapy, Malia was having difficulty completing home work in in a timely manner.  She was also skipping lines and words when reading, and although she loved reading, she would grow frustrated with it.  Math was a very difficult subject because numbers wouldn’t line up for her and her brain was working so hard to…

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Sam B.

November 2, 2014
Sam B PS

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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Addisyn R.

November 1, 2014
Addisyn R.

Mom :  “She was falling behind in reading. Her penmanship was horrible, she hated going to school. It was a daily struggle to get her up for school. Homework would take hours and lots of tears.” “The day she received her glasses, it was like she was “born again”. She noticed the freckles on her brother’s…

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Megan E

October 5, 2014
Megan E

Megan :  “It helped me with my homework, I didn’t get so mad,  my eyes weren’t tired, and I didn’t get a headache.  This is why I stuck it out and completed Vision Therapy.”

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Skye L.

September 28, 2014
Skye L PS

Mom: “She finished in 29 weeks!  Her reading scores are up and she is a much happier 10 year old kid.  We feel our daughter is back on track to have a successful educational experience.”

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Chloe B

September 11, 2014
Chloe B

Mom: “Chloe did not enjoy school.  She was in 7th grade and was frustrated with being in “special services”, having teachers hover over her, and not getting the results she wanted (better grades and graduating for the assistance she was being given). ” Now: “As we write this we are almost one month into her 8th grade year.  She has…

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Peter Z

September 2, 2014
Peter Z PS

Mom: “Before vision therapy, our son struggled with daily headaches.  School was exhausting and he missed a lot of instruction because he had difficulty following along on the whiteboard.  He often fell and walked into others. Socially he struggled because he could not keep faces in focus.”

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Spencer L.

August 25, 2014
Spencer L PS1

Mom: “Spencer and I were doing a phonics program and he did great while learning individual letter sounds. However, when we moved to actual reading, Spencer started getting fidgety and acting up.”

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Kiley B.

August 17, 2014
Kiley B

Mom: “She had a lower than low desire to read anything for pleasure. If she did she could only do it for a short time before getting a headache or becoming cranky. Over the course of vision therapy, we have seen a vast change in her desire to read and her headaches. She can now read…

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Caitlin L.

August 7, 2014
Cailtin

Mom: “I was skeptical about vision therapy before we started.” Now: “Caitlin can now read much more independently, her grades have improved and her daily vision headaches are gone!”        

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Delaney B

July 31, 2014
Delaney B S

Delaney: My experience in vision therapy was very good. I was able to graduate in less than six months because I worked hard. Dr. Will helped me get where I am today. He has helped me graduate and succeed through vision therapy. I would highly recommend vision therapy.

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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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Abby R.

July 25, 2014
Abby R PS

Mom : “Abbie was struggling in her academics, as well as her play. Reading fluently with comprehension had become a major issue at school, so much so, she had begun to fall off of the proficiency wall at school. Abbie tested at 2nd grade level for reading.” “After 6 months of therapy, Abbie was tested again…

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John D.

July 12, 2014
John D

Mom: “John had a hard time reading, concentrating, and mastering spelling words. His eye would drift out causing him to have double vision.”  After Therapy: “He has learned to try very hard even when something is difficult and not just shut down and cry or give up.”

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Max B.

July 10, 2014
Max B

Dad had the following to say “We are extremely proud of Max! He has worked hard, and knows that vision therapy and the doctors have given him the tools necessary for him to be successful.”

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Samuel O.

June 30, 2014
Samuel O PS

Mom: “The Doctors seem really genuine and right away developed a good rapport with Samuel.  We have noticed positive changes in his school work, better progress with his reading, and even some enjoyment in doing so.”

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Reed O.

June 24, 2014
Reed O Letter

Mom After Therapy:  “Reed hardly has headaches now, his reading has improved 3.5 grade levels, and he has more confidence. I can only imagine what Reed’s vision once was.  I do know with vision therapy his future looks bright.”

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Aiden H.

June 23, 2014
Aiden H S2

Mom: “In school Aiden was at the bottom percentile for his grade. Teachers were kind in saying that every kids learns at different times, but Aiden was not showing ANY progress. Once the lessons or therapy was begun the letter recognition and reading began to occur at a very fast pace.” Aidan went from 40-50 pts below…

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Izzy S.

May 23, 2014
Izzy S

Mom: “I kept searching for things that could help her. We tried extra tutoring, which helped, but we did not see large gains. By the end of third grade I started researching learning disabilities and discovered Vision Therapy.” Izzy: “Once I started therapy I was able to not get mad or sad. I got better grades.”

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Grace W.

May 19, 2014
Grace W

Mom: “Grace hated school in kindergarten. I have never heard of a child not loving kindergarten. Her teacher would tell me of angry outburst and fighting.”  Now: “Grace loves first grade. She started below her grade level in reading and ended first grade at about a 3rd grade level. She is now loving school.”

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Payton A

May 5, 2014
Payton A PS

Mom: “After our initial visits we found out Payton was in need of vision therapy and everything started falling into place.  We had never thought that his constant tripping, difficulty catching a ball, not being able to stay focused, difficulty riding a bike, struggling to read, headaches, and car sickness were all related!”

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Kesley G

April 30, 2014
Kelsey G

Mom: “After her optometrist recommended she get tested we discovered why she struggled.  Her eyes went all over the place when she tried to read. She could not keep her place so it was a lot of work and took too long.”

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Anna H

April 29, 2014
Anna H

Mom: “Anna has improved in her reading and spelling. She actually enjoys reading now and chooses to read on her own. Her coordination has improved which has helped her in her dancing and riding a bike.”

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Porter B

April 8, 2014
Porter B

Mom : “Porter is once again reading on grade level, and his spelling and handwriting have improved. We have also seen improvements in areas we didn’t expect to, like coordination for sports.  But the best pare of all is that Porter still loves school.”

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Kyleigh R.

April 4, 2014
Kyleigh R PS

Mom : “Before Vision Therapy in almost every picture her eyes wouldn’t be straight now they are always focused together. She isn’t seeing double and can see the chalkboard. After a few months of therapy she was becoming less clumsy and doing better with school.”

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Emma M.

March 13, 2014
Emma M

Mom before therapy: “Emma struggled in school. We would have many “homework wars”.  Homework would take hours. Emma was unable to do extracurricular activities because of the hours she spent doing homework.”  Emma after therapy: “Now because I finish my homework in class I use my spare time playing outside or reading my books.  Thanks to Kari…

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Ava J.

March 5, 2014
Ava J S

Ava had this to say: “I now get 100% on reading test and spelling too! I think vision therapy can help everyone.  Now I can draw a perfect horse.”

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Logan C

February 26, 2014
Logan C

Mom: “Logan failed her school eye screening in 2012 and after having an MRI and seeing Dr. Legge, she was diagnosed with accommodative spasm.  Logan then came in for her annual eye exam and saw Dr. Brandon Ridder.  Logan had trouble seeing at distance and was complaining about headaches and rubbing of the eyes. “Logan: “When…

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Blake P.

January 30, 2014
Blake P

Mom : “It is hard to put into words the overwhelming emotion I feel when I think of how Blake went through life before therapy.  At the age of 8 she was behind in school, unable to ride a bike or play sports, unable to read and the little that she could read, she could not…

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Julia W.

January 26, 2014
Julia W

Mom:  “Julia is a hardworking child who generally has a positive attitude and will give anything a try.  She did well in school except struggled with reading and comprehension.  She attended resource at school since kindergarten but never enjoyed reading and often would not be able to recall what she read.”

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Kiana A.

January 21, 2014
Kianna A

Dad: “Wow! What a difference 6 months make. We can’t say enough how friendly, cooperative, and professional the staff is at Heartland Eye Consultants. The people are a true blessing to the eye profession and we are thankful our journey was such a success!”

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Tyler T.

January 21, 2014
Tyler T PS

Mom Before Therapy: “Tyler started Kindergarten eager to learn and meet new friends.  As the year progressed, he cried when he had to go to school and was having a hard time with learning to read.” “Tyler has never been a child to read because he wanted to and complained of headaches when he was reading.”…

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Mary S.

January 20, 2014
Mary S

Dad: “Michelle and I were told in February of 2013 that our daughter Mary was not using her left eye to see.” “Our daughter Mary consistently amazed us with her progress. Her reaction to anything different is usually met with tears and some anxiety, but given time to absorb and process she astounds us.”

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Ava H

January 3, 2014
Ava H PS

Mom Before Therapy: “She used to frequently lash out because her patience was constantly being worn down by simple daily activities that were so difficult for her.  We would have never thought that her vision issues caused those reactions!”

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Mia W

December 28, 2013
Mia W

Dad: “Her confidence has increased, allowing her work ethic to pay off more consistently.” “her most noteworthy change has been the increase in her reading for pleasure.”

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Abby K.

December 12, 2013
Abby K

Mom says: “She couldn’t articulate the problems she was having (blurry words, skipping lines, not remembering what was read) because that was ‘normal’ to her. Learning in general was very frustrating and she would act out in different ways.”

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Steven M.

November 23, 2013
Steven M. PS

Mom had this to say: “I was very worried about Steven starting middle school, but because of VT I think this has been his best year yet.” “I wish someone would have recommended VT in first grade instead of the ADHD medications.”

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