The SOI assessments provide information about an individual’s ability to process visual information. Over the years, I have actually become more impressed with how hard the eyes have to work in order to actively engage the mind in the learning process, in remembering visual information, and in correctly solving problems with that information.
This is perhaps the most misunderstood group of sub-tests in the SOI Model. Vision is thought of as eyesight, visual acuity, and the health of the eyes. We are often told that an individual is concerned about his/her poor reading ability, lack of comprehension, and misreading words, and yet eyes are 20/20 and healthy. It is not uncommon to have Ophthalmologists and Optometrists deny the SOI information that relates to low visual skills because the evidence is not showing in an examination. The question then remains, “What is the reason for such poor reading ability and what can be done to improve reading ability and reading comprehension?”
The answer commonly lies in a lack of visual stamina. When the eyes tire, Continue reading “The Door Opener to the Vision System”