Irlen Syndrome is a visual perception processing disorder. According to statistics, Irlen Syndrome is identified and treated appropriately, in one in two children and adults worldwide with learning and perception issues. However, leaders in the field of behavioural optometry, like Gary Rodney a fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (FIAOMC), are now debating whether these figures really reflect the causes of perception issues or whether they are the outcome of incorrect diagnoses brought on by subpar eye exams.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre, discusses ways that indoor play centres can provide alternative activities that can combat the negative influences of too much time on digital and screen devices.
Gary Rodney, an Australian Smart Vision Optometrist and fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control at Eyes InDesign Mosman, is passionate about helping children pinpoint their eye issues and ultimately resolve their problems.
Jacqueline Gattegno, a SmartVision Behavioural Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi wants to educate people on the risks of contact lenses, how to avoid those risks, and how to practise good contact lens health.
Jacquie Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, discusses the symptoms of CVS and how to manage problems occurring from digital eye strain as well as how to reduce their effects.
Jacqueline Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, explains the importance of healthy food to maintain eye health. “Try adding some eye-friendly food to your diet, it can help improve vision and ward off diseases. While it’s important to nourish the body, adding certain nutrients can improve vision, especially in children. A well-balanced diet can help children develop vital learning skills and prevent vision loss,” Jacquie suggests.
Fun and excitement form the foundation of all play centre experiences, as well as the intuitive, educational aspects that accompany them. What’s at the fore, is the particular environment that play is conducted in. At play centres specifically, there are a number of key areas that act as important venues to foster ideal cognitive and physical development.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre, discusses the essential play areas that promote holistic development for children at play centres.
Jacqueline Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, expands on the importance of healthy vision. “There are approximately 2.2 billion people globally with near or distance-related vision impairment. In approximately half of these cases, vision impairment could have been prevented, or identified early with a regular visit to a Smart Vision Optometrist,” says Jacquie.
Jacqueline Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, explains the fundamental signs of glaucoma to look out for.
The concept of structured and unstructured play has always intrigued the play centre industry, and in addition, has riddled the industry with the question of which one is better than the other. The truth is, both structured and unstructured play equally present their own vitality for a child’s wellbeing.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre and proud mother, discusses the importance of structured and unstructured play, and their key benefits for children’s development.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, proud mother, and owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre advises parents on how to support their children’s exploration at play centres. “The best, and healthiest way to support children’s exploration is to encourage, facilitate and interact in ways that stimulate children’s thought processes as opposed to just reciting facts,” says Kylie.
Gary Rodney, Founder of Smart Vision Optometry and a leading Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign, Mosman, emphasises the key importance of Eye Injury Prevention Month, and what individuals need to prioritise when it comes to eyesight safety.
IdeasWood owner and veteran kit shed specialist, Brian Best, discusses the importance of utilising eco-friendly materials for kit home development.
Brian Best, owner of IdeasWood and a 30-year shed kit specialist delves into the kit home facts that one should know and should familiarise themselves with to best understand the history and development of this extraordinary building type.
Australian Tyre Recycler and founder of Branigans Tyres, Chris Lett emphasises and expands on the importance of Tyre Checks.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre, and proud mother, discusses and expands on the importance of promoting physical fitness for children at play centres.
The child-parent relationship is a bond that can be facilitated effectively within play centres and often helps to improve child-parent relationships. Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre and proud mother, advises on the importance of play centres and parenting, and how both aspects work simultaneously.
Owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre, and proud mother, Kylie-Jane Shannon, shares the essential components of promoting safe and hygienic standards at play centres.
Kylie-Jane Shannon, owner of Jungle Kids Indoor Play Centre, and proud mother, elaborates on how play centres are the perfect environment for children to build optimum idea development, and frameworks for a structural thought-process.
Dean Kesarlal, is the founder of Safe Soda and internationally recognised educator and is an expert in bicarb. Dean believes that the first step towards a better and healthier life begins with getting the body back to its natural alkaline state.
Australian tyre recycler and founder of Branigans Tyres, Chris Lett, provides insight into the benefits of nitrogen gas in tyres.