Interesting article by Melanie Jameson on the issue of Visual Stress and the varying approaches to remediation. Which one can we believe when all claim to hold the key to resolving symptoms and improving reading? Word Doc Download.
Are they “Fit for purpose?”
In recent years headlines claiming that sitting is the new smoking have caused alarm among desk based workers especially in light of suggestions that regular exercise is not enough to undo sitting’s ills. http://www.hsmsearch.com/page_662205.asp
QuickScan and QuickScreen – Two OnLine dyslexia tools. QuickScan is an online questionnaire which provides an insight into learning modalities and other aspects of study skills as well as dyslexia. QuickScreen is a more in-depth diagnostic-style test which looks at ability and performance in a range of literacy skills.
Symptoms usually begin to appear after extended computer use, reading, straining your eyes in dim lighting, or during activities that involve prolonged visual tasks.
The most common reason for strained eyes is Computer Vision Syndrome, which is caused by using a computer for a long time.
Do we really need to sleep? Dr. Thomas Neylan looks at intrinsic sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia and what to do if they affect you. Dr. Elissaios Karageorgio looks at how aging affects sleep and Dr. Rochelle Zak looks at the neurophysiology of sleep.
Please note, we cannot provide any warranty that these methods work, but one thing seems to be sure – it hasn’t got easier in Windows 10 to make these kinds of change!
There are a number of possible solutions offered on this page.
A BBC “HowTo” guide for changing your screen colours.These guides explain how you can change the text and background colours in your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux) and browser to better suit your needs.