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Irlen Syndrome & The Right Kind of Luminescence!

The night before last I was woken by the glare from my duvet . . yes, the glare from my duvet! And when I say ‘woken’ I don’t mean I lay there and thought ‘Hmm, my duvet is bright tonight!’ … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!

Today I needed to book an appointment for my son to see a dietician. When I realised that I had to go to floor 10 – the top floor of our local hospital – I broke down into tears. Last … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Blend the Light with the Dark.

As I said on my last post I have discovered that I have a visual processing problem where my right eye is struggling to blend light and dark. On days when there is lots of bright white cloud I tend … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – I can See Light in the Brightness of Summer and the Darkness of Winter!

I have had a quite a bumpy ride trying to find the right glasses to help me with my sensitivity to light and colour. I found some glasses to work in mid summer. They just stopped glare really and the … Continue reading

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What is Connection to a Child?

  I learnt a big lesson from my 10 year old son today. He is not seeing colour well so we bought him some enchroma glasses. He said the outdoor ones were too strong so we bought him some indoor … Continue reading

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Irlens Syndrome – I Can See the Warmth in the World!

When I had my first diagnostic for Irlens I chose a tint that would stop the glare but not change too much else.  I didn’t want to admit to myself that there was much wrong with my view of the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need Healing?

We all react in different ways to our life experiences and these reactions become habitual.  For example providing that as a child we have experienced comfort when we have been frightened, as an adult we will naturally self-comfort or ask … Continue reading

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Irlens Syndrome and Your Experience of Intimacy and Expansiveness

I’m still waiting for my Irlens glasses . . . meanwhile I am trying to learn all I can about my experience of colour and light. Yesterday was a hot sunny day.  My son who is 9 and also has … Continue reading

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Irlens Syndrome and Separation / Social Anxiety

I have spent my whole life trying to understand my difficulties through the wrong lens! I made the mistake of thinking all my issues were emotional/psychological. Now I know I have Irlens Syndrome (a light processing disorder) I see things … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive People and Irlen Syndrome

About Irlen Syndrome Irlen Syndrome is a specific type of perceptual problem that affects the way the brain processes visual information. It is not an optical problem. For those with Irlen Syndrome, the brain is unable to process full spectral … Continue reading

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