Who Can Be Helped

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Approximately 50% of those with Autism and Asperger Syndrome have the following types of difficulties which can by helped by the Irlen Method:

  • Looks in a series of short glances
  • Looks away from visual targets
  • Squints or looks down
  • Finger flicks
  • Sideway glances
  • Poor eye contact
  • Rubs or pushes on eyes
  • Mesmerized by colours, patterns, or light
  • Behaviour changes in bright lights or sunlight
  • Poor spatial or body awareness
  • Light sensitivity
  • Difficulties with stairs, escalators, or catching balls
  • Poor small or gross motor coordination

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