The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association International is an interdisciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with a complete ocular health evaluation and optimum visual rehabilitation education and services to improve their quality of life.

BLOG: Why ‘minimal brain dysfunction’ is making a comeback

December 14, 2018

In the 1960s and 1970s, the term “minimal brain dysfunction” was coined by psychiatrist Richard A. Gardner, MD, to describe children of normal intelligence…

BLOG: The importance of baseline concussion screenings

November 30, 2018

by Tanya Polec, OD, FCOVD Visual symptoms from a concussion can vary considerably from one case to the next and be difficult to describe (Patients often say…

BLOG: Six warning signs of neurological problems in infants

November 16, 2018

by Karen E. Love, OD One of the reasons eye exams are recommended for infants between 6 and 12 months old is that this is a time when babies’ interactions with…

BLOG: Concussion treatment: What works — and what doesn’t

November 2, 2018

by Vincent R. Vicci, OD, DPNAP, FNORA Dr. DeAnn Fitzgerald recently blogged about the visual and vestibular symptoms associated with concussion and how optometrists…

BLOG: What you need to know about the impact of concussions on visual function

October 19, 2018

by DeAnn Fitzgerald, OD Nearly everyone with a concussion or other traumatic brain injury — 90% to 100% — will have associated vision or oculomotor…

BLOG: It takes a village

October 5, 2018

by Shirley Ha, HBSc, OD, FCOVD In neuro-optometric rehabilitation we use a number of tools to address visual deficits that have occurred as a result of physical…

BLOG: Autism and visual dysfunction

September 21, 2018

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, one in every 45 children is now diagnosed with autism, compared to about one in 500 20 years ago and one in…

BLOG: 3 good reasons for neuro-optometrists to share care

September 7, 2018

A fundamental question for many in the neuro-optometric vision rehabilitation world is whether we should embrace nonoptometric professionals’ role in caring for…

BLOG: Dealing with the visual consequences of Lyme disease

August 24, 2018

The CDC estimates that more than 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease occur every year in the U.S. – and that number is likely understated.   According to a…

BLOG: 5 reasons to refer to a neuro-optometric rehabilitation OD

August 3, 2018

by Shirley Ha, HBSc, OD, FCOVD Here are five situations that are relatively common in clinical practice where a referral to or a consult with a neuro-optometric…