Tag Archives: Irlen Syndrome

My Funny Way of Seeing Light!

I have never understood until this year why I have so many days when I say “I feel funny today.” I say “I don’t feel right,” “I feel disconnected,” “I feel insecure” etc. I could never find the reason for … Continue reading

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I’m Not Neurotypical and That’s OK!

Definition of Not Neuro-Typical: Individuals whose neurological pathology renders their sensory functioning, social skills and cognitive skills not typical. Go on – Celebrate Your Difference!

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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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Colour Sensitivity – Are You a Tetrachromat?

Hi, Is there anyone else out there who thinks they might be a tetrachromat? Apparently 12% of women are supposed to have a 4th cone in their eye. This means they see a lot more colours than other people and … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – Be and See the Light!

Irlen Syndrome – If we are not at one with the light we can’t shine!

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Highly Sensitives and Seeing the World Softly!

Since my diagnosis of Irlen Syndrome (extreme light sensitivity) I have not always been able to find those ‘just right’ glasses to wear. Sometimes colours still bother me and sometimes my slight lack of binocular vision bothers me. And in … 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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Sensory Processing Disorder – Could Light/Colour Sensitivity be the Underlying Cause?

I guess many of you have you seen the Enchroma videos on You Tube where colour blind people experience seeing colour clearly for the first time – well, here is ours’! Our son who is 10 now, has experienced all … Continue reading

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Could Intensity Be Enough Sometimes?

It’s October. I live off intensity!

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