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Pediatric ophthalmologic and orthoptic evalution of the dyspraxic child.
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PMID:  22999651     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Orthoptic and ophthalmologic consultation is an essential step in the diagnosis and treatment of learning disorders, particularly in children with dyspraxia. Such a specialized consultation allows identification of cognitive visual disorders, especially oculomotor or visual-spatial impairment, which disrupt the cognitive processes involved in key academic tasks such as reading or handwriting. It is therefore essential to screen and manage these disorders early in order to implement a rehabilitation plan and counsel educators so as to facilitate learning. After describing cognitive visual disorders in the context of dyspraxia, we discuss principal signs, assessment and ophthalmologic and orthoptic management as conducted in our practice. Several clinical cases illustrate our approach.
Authors:
A Arents; A Berger Martinet; S Blanc; F Niessen
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal francais d'ophtalmologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1773-0597     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fr Ophtalmol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804128     Medline TA:  J Fr Ophtalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  FRE     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Centre de soins et de rééducation, EREA Toulouse-Lautrec, 131, avenue de La Celle-Saint-Cloud, 92420 Vaucresson, France.
Vernacular Title:
Évaluation ophtalmo-pédiatrique et orthoptique de l'enfant dyspraxique.
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