Irlen Syndrome is a specific type of perceptual problem.

Spatial Awareness / Depth Perception

Irlen Syndrome may be the cause of a range of difficulties related to spatial awareness and depth perception. The following symptoms can be treated with the Irlen Method of precision tinted filters worn as glasses or contact lenses:

  • General difficulty with spatial awareness
  • Lack of perspective and three-dimension in the environment
  • Problems with judging heights, distances, and speeds
  • Being clumsy or accident prone
  • Difficulty catching a ball
  • Difficulty with stairs: need to hold on, tripping up
  • Difficulty with escalators: hesitating to get on or off, dizziness
  • Over cautiousness with driving, overtaking, parking
  • Difficulty walking in a straight line, walking into people
  • Tripping up
  • Running into furniture or doorways accidentally
  • Difficulty with heights or ladders
  • Knocking things over or dropping things easily

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