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Understanding Irlen Syndrome

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How does Irlen Syndrome affect people?

Irlen Syndrome can affect people in a variety of ways. It can impact on a persons learning ability, reading and mathematical capability, concentration and/or behaviour. Irlen Syndrome sufferers may have difficulty with some of the following areas: light/glare… Read more...
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What can overlap with Irlen Syndrome?

People with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/HD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Head Injuries, Concussion, Whiplash, Psychological, Medical and Vision Problems often present with indicators of Irlen Syndrome. Attention Deficit Disorder… Read more...
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What is the Irlen Method?

The Irlen Method has been used for nearly 30 years to identify and help people with Irlen Syndrome. The Irlen Method determines which Irlen coloured overlays and precision-tinted Irlen Spectral Filter lenses produce the most effective elimination of symptoms.… Read more...
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What Experts say about the Irlen Method

"I have repeatedly seen dramatic, instantaneous response to using Irlen Filters and other transparent overlays; I am now convinced that Scotopic Sensitivity does exist and that it may be responsible for many of the so-called learning disabilities in our… Read more...
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Recognition in Australia

In Australia, the following are a sample of agencies which have officially recognised the Irlen Method: NSW Department of Education and Communities, Department of Employment, Education & Training, Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW… Read more...