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When Picture Books Turn to Chapter Books, Watch for Warning Signs of Irlen Syndrome

The start of a new school year brings with it anticipation and excitement. Kids everywhere are shouting, “Who will my teacher be? What friends will be in my class? What should I wear on the first day of school?!” But the first day of school can also bring apprehension, resistance, and trepidation. “What … Continue reading

Irlen International Conference 2015 Unveils Cutting-Edge Research

The 12th Irlen International Conference has just come to a close, and boy, did we learn a lot! Helen Irlen kicked off the five day event in Houston, Texas with two days of master training for Irlen Diagnosticians from around the world. Updating them on the latest diagnostic protocols and … Continue reading

Irlen Introduces New Colored Overlay App For Android

Irlen® is proud to announce the new Colored Overlay App for Android phones and tablets. As the originator and world leader in using color to reduce strain and fatigue when reading or working on computer or other screen devices, it was only a matter of time before we brought our evidence-based technology to … Continue reading

That’s Right Folks, Dyslexia Isn’t Related to Eyesight

Dyslexia isn’t related to eyesight. Didn’t we already know that? We felt compelled to write a post that directly addresses some new research that came out in the United Kingdom and was subsequently reported by the BBC this week, causing a firestorm of supposed ah-ha moments and subsequent mudslinging. If … Continue reading

Lingering Effects After Brain Injury, Concussion, and Whiplash: You Don’t Have To Live Like That

We’ve been talking a lot lately about all the work Irlen is doing with US military and veteran TBI victims, and you might wonder why. Well, a US Marine who suffers a combat-related brain injury is no different than a 5th grader who gets a concussion on the soccer field, or … Continue reading

The Irlen Method vs. Other Types of Color Interventions

Not all colors are created equal. This is a simple statement, but very true when it comes to what makes Irlen Spectral Filters and Colored Overlays different from other available colored glasses and overlays. Irlen® is the original creator of color treatments for perceptual processing difficulties, and the Irlen Method is … Continue reading

12th Irlen International Conference

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Irlen Screener Registration Form General Public Registration Form   The 12th Irlen International Conference is this summer in Houston, Texas! Mark your calendars and make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with Irlen professionals and researchers, and connect with others who have Irlen … Continue reading

Is Mold In Your Food Making You Sick?

Guest Post from Dave Asprey, Bulletproof CEO Last week, we shared some key pointers on how to get better sleep from our good friend, Dave Asprey. Dave knows a thing or two about food too, so this week, he’s helping us determine whether the food we eat (or the mold … Continue reading

10 Ways To Get Better Sleep

Guest Post by Dave Asprey   If you’ve ever visited the Irlen Institute International Headquarters in Long Beach, California, you’ll know that at Irlen, we have a holistic approach to wellness. We know that what you eat, how you sleep, and what you might be allergic to (for example) can … Continue reading

After the Excitement of ISAW, Now What?

It’s been exactly one month since we kicked off the first annual Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week (ISAW). ISAW was a huge success, raising awareness, excitement, and engagement with Irlen around the world. With the excitement of ISAW over, now what? What lies ahead for Irlen? What else is on the … Continue reading