The purpose of a treatment intensive is to provide the opportunity to work in a concentrated manner with a client and family to maximize potential change over a short period of time. An intensive is customized to the individual client, and usually occurs over a 1 or 2 week period. A client can be seen 3-5 days per week, 1-2 hours per day. (Note: some insurance companies will not reimburse more than one hour of therapy per day).
Irlen Syndrome is a neurologically based visual-perceptual disorder with a variety of symptoms including light sensitivity, poor academic achievement, difficulties with reading, poor attention and concentration, discomfort and/or fatigue, headaches, and poor depth perception. The Irlen Method can assist with decreasing the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome and increase academic achievement and reading performance. Approximately 46% of those with reading problems, AD/HD, LD or dyslexia can be helped with use of the Irlen Method, as well as individual who are seen as underachievers with behavioral, attitudinal or emotional problems.
The screening takes between 1.5-2 hrs. and a parent must be present (the parent will be tested at the same time). Colored overlays are used to assist with decreasing the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome.
***This service is not covered by insurance. Cost for the screening $200.