Category: low vision

Vision Update- 18 months

| December 16, 2007

Lyra had another appointment with her pediatric ophthalmologist a few weeks ago. Her vision continues to improve, however the best estimate we can get as far as accuity is still 20/200. She is too young to obtain visual acuities with standard measures. Dr. Grin is not seeing any recurrence of the strabismus and her nystagmus […]

Lyra’s 1st IFSP

| September 30, 2007

This is a new post, but old information. Originally I had posted a complete copy of Lyra’s original IFSP. However, because of privacy concerns, I removed that link. From this point on, rather than posting the complete file, I will just copy and paste the relevant information from the IFSPs. I will be updating a […]

Lyra the Pinball!

| July 26, 2007

Lyra is walking pretty much all the time. I rarely see her crawl anymore. This is AWESOME…except that she is like a pinball when she walks. I keep the toys, books, blankets and sippy cups picked up as much as possible, but Lyra drags everything out all over the place. Then she walks around the […]

Getting Glasses

| July 19, 2007

Lyra has developed enough of a refractive error to need glasses. They are for farsightedness and the strength is +2.5 in one eye and +2.75 in the other. Her PO was going to wait another 6 months. I asked if we could go ahead and get them, as long as there was not HARM in […]

What Can Lyra See?

| February 8, 2007

What Can Lyra See? A lot…but just not as clearly as everyone else. Her vision now is about 20/200, which is legally blind, but this doesn’t mean she lives in a world of darkness. My vision without my glasses or contacts is 20/200. Very early on, we knew she could see something…we just weren’t sure […]

Early Intervention

| February 5, 2007

Early Intervention Services-4 months-present Vision Specialist and Occupational Therapist come once a week for an hour, one on Tuesday, the other on Thursday. Work on vision skills- tracking, following, depth perception Work on motor skills, reaching, grasping, holding head up, rolling over Work on using vision and motor skills together- opening mouth when spoon is […]