Did you know that colored overlays are a little known way to reduce visual stress so you can read faster?
According to eye research, colored overlays, which are transparent sheets of various colors placed over the printed page, allow the brain to process visual information.
This method, featured on Good Morning America, ABC World News and in National Geographic, has helped millions of children and adults improve fluency, comprehension, attention and comprehension.
As a reading specialist, I have used colored overlays for over 25 years as a way to ease problems like light sensitivity and visual stress.
Here is a graphic of how they can make reading easier.
Posted by +Pat Wyman, author and founder of HowToLearn.com
If you are a person who looks at computer screens often, or have any of the following problems, eye doctors say colored overlays can help. Do you have any of the following problems?
Does the print blur when you read?
Do the words move around or seem to fall off the page?
Do you sometimes mistake the word “the” with and”
Do you read slower than you would like?
Do you get headaches, fatigue and eye strain when you read? (make sure that you see an eye doctor if you said yes to this one.
Do you have difficulty copying words onto paper?
Do you write uphill or downhill?
Would you rather not read at all?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is likely that you have visual or visual perceptual problem which is affecting your ability to read as well as you would like.
Colored overlays can be one solution for you.