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Poor Peripheral Vision or Tunnel Vision - Could be Irlen Syndrome
Do you feel like you have POOR PERIPHERAL vision or TUNNEL vision? When looking at something directly is the area around it blurred? It could be to do with SPAN OF RECOGNITION/FOCUS that can affect people with Irlen Syndrome -which is a visual processing disorder, not to do with the structure of the eye.
Jan. 16, 2020

How can you spot someone with Irlen Syndrome (visual processing disorder) when they are reading?
Traditionally you would LISTEN to them, and you can usually tell if reading is choppy, hesitant and not fluent…… but don’t forget to OBSERVE their face and body behavior as they read.
Dec. 06, 2019

Child reads fluently using Irlen colored glasses
FLUENT READING AND IRLEN SYNDROME – what if you saw VISUAL DISTORTIONS when you looked at black text and found the WHITE PAGE too bright to look at? Would you be able to keep up with Grade level reading and read fluently?
Nov. 20, 2019

The Irlen Institute

Irlen news from around the world (Africa):

Irlen in the news. Thank you to Irlen Screener, Kelly Matheny, and the Prattville Lions Club in Alabama for all of…

"Spectral filtering can be an effective tool for helping many young patients who experience visual–perceptual disto…

It's Giving Tuesday! Consider kicking off your season of giving by supporting the Irlen Syndrome Foundation and hel…

Julie, he has been reading 30 minutes every night with his overlay to work on his comprehension. I cannot tell you how huge this is. Prior to meeting with you last week he has never voluntarily read anything. We are thrilled! What a difference meeting you has made. Thank you.

18 year old’s mom

Welcome to the Irlen Clinic at the Krist Samaritan Center, Houston! Our mission is to spread awareness of Irlen Syndrome, and alleviate symptoms in those that suffer from this difficulty. We want you to be able to see real stories, and learn about how the Irlen Method has helped a wide variety of populations.


Try the questionnaires to find out if symptoms may be related to Irlen Syndrome.