- Irlen Alberta
- Irlen Syndrome
The Irlen Method helps those with visual processing deficits that affect learning and attention, also known as Irlen Syndrome.
The Irlen Syndrome problem lies in how the visual information is decoded by the brain. People with Irlen Syndrome “see” the printed page differently from others and may be unaware of this. This can lead to slow and inefficient reading, poor comprehension, fatigue and limited attention span.
Many people with Irlen Syndrome report that the text on the page appears to change and may even experience fatigue, tiredness, headaches, sore eyes or other symptoms of strain, all of which make reading difficult.
With the aid of coloured overlays and tinted lenses individuals with visual perceptual processing errors report reduced reading problems, headaches, light sensitivity. The symptoms associated with ADD and ADHD, autism and other related ailments are often reduced.
The Irlen Method can eliminate or reduce difficulties associated with:
Want to know why Irlen Syndrome causes physical symptoms? Watch this simulation.
This video gives an in-depth explanation of Irlen Syndrome and the Irlen Method.
The Irlen Method for testing and assessment is available in Alberta. We can help with treatment for those afflicted with Irlen Syndrome.