Autism-Open Access

Autism-Open Access
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Karin Schwarz

Karin Schwarz

Switzerland

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  • Research Article
    Connections between Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Meares-Meares-Irlen Syndrome
    Author(s): Fabienne Giuliani and Karin SchwarzFabienne Giuliani and Karin Schwarz

    Aim: With this case study, we hypothesize that identical concomitant symptoms exist between ASDs and Meares-Irlen Syndrome, determined by the level of visual stress. Method: A questionnaire was given to subjectively identify the type and degree of symptoms associated with visual perception, and if these symptoms disrupted quality of life and learning process. This questionnaire was composed of questions on visual symptoms such as: symptoms linked to near and far visual distortion, binocular visual dysfunction and reading or writing errors experienced by the patient. Results: This patient experienced a significant reduction in visual stress symptoms when wearing color-tinted lenses (p <.0001). With respect to our hypothesis, it appeared that treating the Meares-Irlen Syndrome with the color-tinted lenses, (1) improve.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7890.1000216

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