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    Vision therapy: A top 10 must-have list

    Keep patients engaged and meet therapeutic needs

     

    Marsden ball Figure 4. Marsden ball

    4. Marsden ball

    Activities that are performed with the Marsden ball are fun and perhaps the most desired in the therapy room. We have become experts at making our own balls using a Pinky ball and a baseball glove repair kit. Writing letters on the ball with a Sharpie allows for the activities to focus on visual attention. The ball is hung from the ceiling and can be bunted with a dowel, and hit/caught with the thumbs, palms, and fists (Figure 4).

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, FAAO, FCOVD
    Dr. Taub is the chief of Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation, as well as supervisor of the residency program in Pediatrics and Vision ...

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