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EMPWR Series

May 27, 2019

Dr. Quaid trained as an Optometrist in the UK and was awarded his Doctorate in Vision Science at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. Dr. Quaid’s PhD thesis and post-doctoral research aided in the development of an early detection device for glaucoma (Heidelberg Edge Perimeter), which is now in commercial use. In addition to his PhD and Post-Doctoral training, Dr. Quaid has also completed a Fellowship with the College of Optometrists & Vision Development.

In 2014, Dr. Quaid opened the Guelph Vision Therapy Centre, which is the first clinic in Canada of its kind to integrate Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Speech and Language Pathology and Vision Therapy in a collaborative care effort.

In this episode we talk about how the eyes and their intricate relationship with the entire body are becoming THE indicators, the cause and the solution to concussion issues.
We also touch on out the untapped area for athletic performance with simple visual training.

How Vision Affects Learning

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