ERIC Number: EJ326737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Effect of Common Visual Dysfunctions on Reading.
McPartland, Brian P.
Academic Therapy, v21 n2 p153-58 Nov 1985
Six common visual dysfunctions are briefly explained and their relationships to reading noted: (1) ametropia, refractive error; (2) inaccurate saccades, the small jumping eye movements used in reading; (3) inefficient binocularity/fusion; (4) insufficient convergence/divergence; (5) heterophoria, imbalance in extra-ocular muscles; and (6) difficulties in accommodation, the eye's ability to focus. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A