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There are many visual skills critical for reading and learning. Often, a vision problem is misdiagnosed as an attention problem or a learning disability due to similarity of symptoms. Anyone who is struggling with reading, has poor reading comprehension, or just isn't performing to their full potential, should consider scheduling a developmental vision evaluation. To help determine if you or your child should be tested, Do the Checklist on our Vision Quiz page.
Dr. Michael Kotlicky is a developmental optometrist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vision problems that interfere with reading and learning. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
The Visual Learning Centers of America and Dr. Michael Kotlicky provide:
Dr. Michael Kotlicky, Director of the Visual Learning Centers of America, Inc., is a developmental optometrist providing specialized services for children and adults with vision based learning problems.
- Comprehensive Eye Examinations for All Ages, including Infants and Preschoolers
- Vision Therapy for All Ages
- Treatment for
Learning-related Vision Problems
- Free Monthly Seminars. Visit our FaceBook page for information about
our free monthly seminars on a variety of topics , including: The
Hidden Disability - Undiagnosed Vision Problems.
- Continuing Education seminars for Optometrists, Occupational
Therapists and Physical Therapists. All CE offerings are free and
board approved. For CE information and dates, see our success
stories, blogs and videos on Binocular Vision Disorders
- Treatment for Binocular Vision Conditions, such as
Amblyopia or Lazy Eye,
Convergence Insufficiency (near vision disorder),
Diplopia (double vision), Lack of Stereopsis (two-eyed depth perception), and
Strabismus (cross-eyed, wandering eye, eye turns, etc.)
- Visual Rehabilitation for Patients with Special Needs, such as Developmental Delays or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including Autism, Stroke, Whiplash, CP, MS, etc.
- Treatment for Stress-related Visual Problems, including Blurred Vision, Visual Stress from Reading and Computers, Eye Strain Headaches, and/or Vision-induced Stomachaches or Motion Sickness
- Sports Vision Correction and/or Improvement
Formerly an Assistant Professor of Optometry (specializing in vision therapy, contact lens, low vision and pediatric diagnostic services) at the Illinois College of Optometry, he also served as Director of the Clinical Procedures Laboratory and the Strabismus/Amblyopia Clinic, and took graduate level courses in Teaching Children With Learning Disabilities.
Dr. Kotlicky was Director of the Vision Care Program at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD, and has served for many years on the Howard County School Health Advisory Board. Dr. Kotlicky is a past president of the Greater Baltimore Optometric Society and a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Extension Program, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Dr. Kotlicky is also a consultant for the Forensic Medical Advisory Services Corporation in Rockville, Maryland.
For 28 years, Dr. Kotlicky has had a general practice of optometry, with specialties in the areas of vision therapy, pediatric vision, sports vision, and developmental and behavioral vision. He provides visual rehabilitation for patients with brain injuries and stroke. Through specialized testing, and individualized vision therapy treatment plans, patients are able to improve visual function, as well as school, sports, and job performance.
Dr. Kotlicky is dedicated to education, excellence and results in providing patient care. He is a well respected lecturer to local groups, and is involved in the public, private and homeschool communities. He is recognized for his many publications, and has developed sports vision programs for local athletes.
Dr. Kotlicky truly enjoys helping his patients overcome the visual roadblocks to their success.
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