Have you ever considered vision therapy for your child? Some of the issues associated with autism, such as poor motor skills, reading difficulties and lack of eye contact, may actually be caused b ...View Article
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Meet the Optometrist
Catherine A. Kennedy, OD, FCOVD is a 1978 honors graduate of the New England College of Optometry and has been providing Vision Therapy services in metro Boston and Newburyport for over 35 years. She is a developmental and behavioral optometrist with extensive experience in learning related vision problems, "lazy" eye, developmental delays, vision rehabilitation, and vision enhancement therapy for efficiency at work and sports.
Dr. Kennedy received training in behavioral optometry at the Gesell Institute of Human Development in New Haven. She is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, an organization devoted to assure the provision of quality behavioral vision care, and past member of the International Examining and Certification Board. Dr. Kennedy is an associate of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation, chairs its annual Northeast Congress of Optometry educational meeting, and leads a study group for optometrists looking to further their knowledge of Vision and Vision Therapy. She is adjunct clinical faculty of the New England College of Optometry, a member of the Sports Vision Section of the American Optometric Association and is past member of the executive board of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists.
Dr. Kennedy has presented seminars for parents, teachers, occupational therapists, and doctors of optometry on Children's Vision, Vision and Learning, Optometric Vision Care, and Vision Therapy.