A Sister in Colorado tells how her new Irlen tinted lenses changed her life.

The sister in this video link explains that her Irlen tinted lenses enabled her to finally see people, reading, and objects as they really are for the first time. And now she has been able to pass with A's as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) … [Continue reading]

Success helping a victim of Stargardt’s Disease

I recently tinted a 21 year old college student who was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease at 16 years of age when her vision suddenly significantly deteriorated.  Even with prescription lenses, her distance vision is 20/80.  According to the … [Continue reading]

Finally, success after resolving Irlen Syndrome for this schoolgirl

My daughter Chris, did great in school, but when she read aloud, she did so in a halting, slow way. She skipped words and lines and mixed words up. I mentioned it to every teacher she had from 1st to 6th grade. They each referred to her excellent … [Continue reading]

I encourage you to get ahold of “The Irlen Revolution” the updated book by Helen Irlen. I did!

The Library Journal Review of the Irlen Revolution which appeared in the June 2010 issue Don’t miss out. Get your copy of the Irlen Revolution now. Irlen, Helen. The Irlen Revolution: A Guide To Changing Your Perception and Your Life. Square … [Continue reading]

A Wonderful Success Story I Would call “From Seizures to Serenity” by Chris Abdouch

Dear Helen Irlen: I would like to take the time to thank you and to show you my gratitude for inventing the Irlen method. Your Irlen Spectral Filters for my glasses have made more that a world of difference for me and have given me a whole new … [Continue reading]

Using functional brain imaging for an improved understanding of Irlen Syndrome

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If you wonder why I am so excited that I was given depth perception when I received my Irlen filter lenses:

Now I see 3-dimensionally! When I read words I can read in phrases instead of only perceiving one word or part of a long word at a glance. I had no idea that it is normal to focus on whole phrases. I started learning photography in 1956 with an Argus … [Continue reading]

USA Today reports how many USA adults cannot read

Literacy study: 1 in 7 U.S. adults are unable to read this story - USATODAY.com usatoday.com — A long-awaited federal study finds that an estimated 32 million adults in the USA about one in seven are saddled with such low literacy skills that … [Continue reading]

You must see the new Disney dvd “Like Stars on Earth,” the story of a previously undiagnosed dyslexic 8-year-old in India

This movie has done much to educate families, especially in India, about the difficulties experienced by dyslexic children. It is the most heartwarming film I have been priviledged to enjoy, no doubt, in part, due to the difficulty I had as a child. … [Continue reading]

A letter received by The Irlen Institute

When You Simply Want the Best that Orlando Has to Offer Nov. 4, 2009 Defeating Dyslexia On my way into work today and I heard a news report where Hollywood actor, Tom Cruise, revealed that the teachings of the Church of Scientology … [Continue reading]