Mr. Shapiro is not a licensed optometrist or opthalmologist. He does not diagnose or treat the presence of abnormal conditions of the eye and its appendages, or the accommodative and refractive conditions of the eye: or prescribe visual training and/ or the use of scientific instruments to train the visual system. He is not licensed in the state of Colorado to do so. You should consult with and follow the instructions of an optometrist or opthalmologist when using visual training procedures.
Child Home Computer Training Program - $675.00 (U.S.)
Appropriate for ages 7 - 17 years old; this NEW program provides an opportunity for families who are not able to participate in the Office Program to receive this very effective program at home!! This 16-week program includes all necessary materials, computer CD exercises, (PC, Windows compatible) and activity manuals. Essential to the success of this program are the unique exercises to train the brain to process visual information more effectively. Included in the program are the computer training involving enjoyable 3-D pictures designed to build comprehension, memory, and quicker processing in reading, flippers to improve the ability to recognize words more effectively and quickly and increase attention span. The instructional DVD and manual outline daily exercises, student goals, and mastery guidelines to develop the four skill areas of learning. Mr. Shapiro is available from 9-5 Monday through Friday to answer any questions, provide oversight, and off recommendations while using the program. Very effective for overcoming such symptoms as:
This program was specifically developed for out-of-town families and is very similar to going to a local office. There is no other program like this unique therapy for home!
Preschool Home Training Program - $295.00 (U.S.)
Appropriate for ages 4 - 6 years old; this program is geared for those who are underdeveloped, immature, or developmentally delayed. Some children just need an early "boost" to help insure later school success. The Program is also helpful for families wishing to prevent learning problems in the future. The program involves daily practice on enjoyable skills and exercises in sequence that build development.
Adult Home Training Program - $395.00 (U.S.)
Appropriate for ages 17 - adult; a modified version of the full Child Home Therapy Program, the adult kit includes the very best of the vital vision processing exercises to build reading and concentration plus a manual of recommended activities. This Program is ideal for adults and teenagers not needing the full Home Therapy Program. This training builds the ability to read longer, faster, and with better fluency. Students have benefited from increased focus and concentration in visual tasks such as reading and study skills.
Many have seen marked improvement on SAT, PSAT, state academic tests, and others as a result of a strengthened visual system. One student remarked, "Before the therapy program, I could maintain concentration through only half of my SAT. After a certain point, I began to just bubble in any answer - I got so tired of reading the questions. After the therapy, I was able to read and concentrate throughout the whole exam. My scores increased significantly!"
School Developmental Training Program - $1,595.00 (U.S.)
The School Program is an expanded version of the Child Home Computer Training Program designed for use in a school group situation. The School Program is currently being used by public as well as private schools as an effective tool for overcoming learning and reading difficulties and building learning potential. The Program contains all manuals, workbooks, developmental exercises, and CD's for a group of 10 students. Once the program is purchased, any number of students can participate in it with a few additional items.
Home Color/Therapy Training Program - $395.00 (U.S.)
Research has shown color to be an effective tool for strengthening the Vision Processing System as it pertains to attention span, reading, and comprehension. Now in "goggle" form, these exercises can be used easily at home for 20 minute daily exposures over a prescribed period of weeks.
Advanced Phonics Program- $195.00 (U.S.)
This program is specifically for students who need further phonics beyond the basics. Whereas most phonics/instructional programs stop at a very primary level, this program is geared for teens and upper elementary students who need to advance further in their phonics and reading abilities. This program includes all the necessary phonics charts, enjoyable high-interest books, drills, and vocabulary to increase a student's reading vocabulary, speed, fluency, and pronunciation of words. Students completing this hands-on program will be reading on a 6th-7th grade level or reading and have the tools to progress into more advanced reading.
The Learning Connection: Effective Answers to Reading and Learning Difficulties - $19.95 (U.S.)
Mr. Shapiro's first book explores the truths and myths of intelligence, fallacies of special education, and vision as the key to growth and development. For years those with learning disabilities have been shuffled away into "special classes" for the less intelligent. Steve Shapiro explains how many learning disabilities have little to do with intelligence! Developmental Therapy is the KEY that unlocks the minds of students and enables them to reach new height of success
.Falling Through The Cracks: Why Intelligent Students Struggle in School - $19.95 (U.S.) Mr. Shapiro’s new book deals with the root of learning disability problems. He addresses how brain development takes place, the components of learning, and most importantly, why many students are not learning to their potential. He also addresses the rampant and wholesale diagnosis of ADD and ADHD with today’s students and the alternatives to ritalin now available through therapy.
Video Workshop: "Effective Answers to Learning and Reading Difficulties-$40.00. (U.S.) This four-hour workshop by: Steven Shapiro provides answers to why so many children struggle with learning difficulties today, causes and symptoms, and practical skills and exercises that families can begin practicing with their children.
You may return any of the home-based programs within 30 days of delivery for a full refund, MINUS $50.00 processing and restocking fee. 30-60 days, a partial refund will be issued provided materials are in re-saleable condition. Norefunds or partial refunds will be issued after 60 days. Items should be returned in their original packaging. Non-returnable items are:
The Learning Connection Book
Falling Through The Cracks
1. It is required that before starting any of the therapy programs, the individual have an eye exam by a qualified eye-care professional
You will ask your local optometrist or opthalmologist to run a 'Developmental Exam' which are tests to determine HOW EFFECTIVELY YOUR CHILD PROCESSES VISUAL INFORMATION. Sometimes Medicaid will cover this exam. Ask us about that.
2. Before ordering, please fill out the on-line evaluation and fax or send to: The Learning Connection
3.All programs and books may be purchased securely by phone using a major credit card (Visa or Mastercard)