Move Look & Listen Podcast with Dr. Douglas Stephey

Move Look & Listen Podcast with Dr. Douglas Stephey

Douglas W. Stephey, O.D., M.S. is a full-service eye and vision care provider in Southern California and is a sought-after conference speaker, educator, and passionate advocate for patients diagnosed with ADHD, parents with a child that lands on the Autistic spectrum, and students in special education. This podcast will educate you about common eye problems, how nutrition plays is a key role in your vision health, what exactly is 20/20 vision and why seeing 20/20 is not enough to move, look, and listen through your life with ease.

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September 1, 2020

Dr. Doug Stephey welcomes back John Stein, MD, neurologist from Oxford to discuss dyscalculia.  There is great confusion as to what exactly this term means. We will discuss definitively what this diagnosis is and how it relates to our ancient estimating counting system known as subitizing. Other confounding and co-morbid clinical diagnoses will be also be discussed.

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Christopher F. Chabris, PhD is an American research psychologist and currently a Senior Investigator at Geisinger Health System. Dr. Chabris and Dr Simons are co-authors of the book titled Invisible Gorillas. 

Dr. Stephey and Dr Chabris will be discussing the topic of in-attentional blindness and how our intuitions deceive us.

http://theinvisiblegorilla.com

http://www.brainspan.com/

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Enid Whittaker of the Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy Institute joins Developmental Optometrist Dr. Doug Stephey to discuss the Kraus Weber tests of minimum fitness, trigger points and myotherapy techniques.

Bonnie Prudden was a tireless advocate for physical fitness, strength, and flexibility, among other things. Bonnie’s mission was for us to be physically fit so that we could enjoy life and develop our minds and bodies over our lifeti...

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Developmental Optometrist Dr. Doug Stephey welcomes Dr. Michael Lewis, the author of the book titled When Brains Collide, for a discussion regarding how a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined. 

In this episode you will learn how common TBI’s  are, how men and women have different outcomes, the relationship of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids to inflammation and recovery, and the power of omega 3 fatty acids in healing.

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Professor John Stein, a neurologist, from Oxford University re-joins Developmental Optometrist Dr. Doug Stephey for a third time to continue a comprehensive discussion regarding the role of the magnocellular visual system as it relates to, not only dyslexia but, a number of other diagnoses as well.  Additional topics include the genetics of the magnocellular system and dyslexia and the advantages of being dyslexic.

It can be argued...

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Professor John Stein, a neurologist, from Oxford University re-joins Developmental Optometrist Dr. Doug Stephey for part 2 of a comprehensive discussion regarding the role of the magnocellular visual system as it relates to, not only dyslexia but,  a number of other diagnoses as well.  Additional topics include how the magnocellular system is not limited to the visual system but a number of other systems as well such as  auditory, ...

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Professor John Stein, a neurologist, from Oxford University joins Developmental Optometrist Dr. Doug Stephey for a comprehensive discussion regarding the role of the magnocellular visual system as it relates to, not only dyslexia but,  a number of other diagnoses as well.  Additional topics include how the magnocellular system is not limited to the visual system but a number of other systems as well such as  auditory, motor, cerebe...

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Dr. Stephey welcomes Dr. Arnold Wilkins, the worldwide pre-eminent author and creator of the Intuitive Colorimeter to discuss visual stress / visual aliasing and their relation to epilepsy, migraine, chronic headaches, and reading discomfort.  Dr. Wilkins has written two books and several articles on the subject (see links below).

Visual Stress, Dr. Arnold Wilkins

Reading Through Colour, Dr. Arnold Wilkins

https://www.essex.ac.uk/p...

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Dr. Stephey invites Dr Dillahey to discuss a different pandemic other than COVID 19. It's the pandemic of myopia or nearsightedness.Come and listen to what factors are connected to myopia development and what you can do to prevent, stop, or at least minimize the progression of myopia in you or  your loved ones. 

www.mymyopia.com

https://www.allaboutvision.com/parents/myopia.htm

https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-v...

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Dr. Stephey welcomes Mitch Scheiman OD PhD, Dean of Academic Research at Salus University with optometric education for 45 years and optometric research for nearly as long. 

Dr. Scheiman discusses the groundbreaking research he's been doing for over 30 years. More specifically, he's here to discuss the CITT ART study ( Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Attention and Reading Trial).

https://journals.lww.com/optvissc...

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Dr. Doug Stephey welcomes Psychologist, Alan Heath back for an additional episode to discuss the TAVS instrument, the Test of Visual and Auditory Skills.

TAVS is a unique tool for screening many subtle areas of auditory and visual processing. These areas are vital for listening, reading, attention and memory skills. Screening with TAVS can guide you to ensure that the correct remediation tools are used and help to understand why ch...

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Dr. Doug Stephey welcomes Alan Heath who is a psychologist in the UK who created The Movement Program (TMP).  TMP is a web based physical movement program designed to be performed 20 minutes per day, five days per week, for 60 sessions.

TMP has been shown to improve attention, balance, coordination, reading, and overall learning skills and is directly tied to the neuroscience of movement and learning.

http://movementprogram.com

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Dr. Doug Stephey is joined once again by Educational Technology Speaker, Leslie Fisher, for the first of a two part series on vision related learning disorders. 

Leslie describes her own 50-year journey of learning new things about her visual system that have plagued her for a lifetime and how, through the use of technology, she has become a nationally sought after educational technology speaker.

https://lesliefisher.com/

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Dr. Doug Stephey is joined by Educational Technology Speaker, Leslie Fisher, for the first of a two part series on vision related learning disorders. 

Leslie describes her own 50-year journey of learning new things about her visual system that have plagued her for a lifetime and how, through the use of technology, she has become a nationally sought after educational technology speaker.

https://lesliefisher.com/

Douglas W. Stephey, ...

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October 13, 2019 38 min

Special education attorney Tania Whiteleather returns for part two. Dr. Doug Stephey and Tania reveal the secrets to getting outside testing completed at the school district's expense. In this episode you will learn what IEE"s are, when you need them, how to ask for them, and how to get them completed by the providers of your choice. Moreover, you'll learn what the district's obligations are in responding to your re...

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Former classroom teacher turned special education attorney, Tania Whiteleather joins Dr. Doug Stephey to discuss all that is Psycho-Educational Testing. What is it. How to ask for it. How to actually get it. What to do and more.

Topics covered in this episode include: IQ testing, psychological education testing, IQ vs achievement discrepancy criteria, response to intervention, special education, specific learning disabilities, dysl...

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Tim Edwards of The InBound Podcasting Network joins Douglas W. Stephey, O.D., M.S., for Episode One of the Move Look & Listen Podcast.  

Douglas W. Stephey, O.D., M.S. is a full-service eye and vision care provider in Southern California and is a sought-after conference speaker, educator, and passionate advocate for patients diagnosed with dyslexia, specific learning disability, ADHD, autism, and any other qualifying diagnosis...

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Dr. Stephey welcomes Amy Vega, the clinical consultant for Interactive Metronome and a speech pathologist. 

Interactive Metronome® (IM) is an evidence-based assessment and training tool that measures & improves Neurotiming, or the synchronization of neural impulses within key brain networks for cognitive, communicative, sensory & motor performance

For more information regarding interactive metronome please visit https://www...

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Dr. Stephey is joined by Dr. Teri Lawton, an experimental psychologist, who has been studying the magnocellular visual pathway for over 35 years and holds a patent on both measuring and treating this part of the visual pathway.

The magnocellular pathway is a primary gateway to attention. There is a theory of dyslexia/reading disorders related the magnocellular system. There is a high prevalance of magnocellular deficits in the Alzh...

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Dr. Orlando joins Dr Stephey to discuss Postural Deficiency Syndrome (Proprioception Dysfunction Syndrome). In this episode we will learn how the visual system affects our body and brain awareness in space.   This work has been done in Portugal for over 40 years and is essentially unknown in the USA. We'll be discussing how prescribing active prisms in your glasses will affect the proprioceptive system and our bodies/brain in s...
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