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ISAW 2018 Shines Bright on Irlen Syndrome

Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week (ISAW) 2018 was a smashing success! Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world took to the streets and to the Internet during the week of October 15-19 to share about Irlen Syndrome with the world. There was so much going on during ISAW, … Continue reading

My Irlen Story: Paddy Considine

British writer, actor, and director, Paddy Considine, has had quite an outstanding film and TV career that includes notable performances in: Journeyman, The Death of Stalin, Macbeth, In America, Dead Man’s Shoes, Pride, The Bourne Ultimatum, Hot Fuzz, Submarine, Cinderella Man, 24 Hour Party People, My Summer of Love, “Peaky … Continue reading

Meet the Super Color Rangers

While most of us can agree that wearing colored glasses is pretty cool (I mean, come on, Hollywood celebrities do it just for fun and fashion’s sake), sometimes kids with Irlen Syndrome don’t feel quite the same way about wearing their Irlen Spectral Filters. Let’s face it, being a kid … Continue reading

This Is Why Your Glasses Won’t Be The Same Color As Your Overlay

You’ve just been Screened for Irlen Syndrome and you found out that an Aqua overlay helps you. Now you want to run out and buy a blue pair of glasses, right? Wrong!! Don’t ever tint glasses the same color as your overlay! Stop. Breathe. We’re not sure you heard us, … Continue reading

50 Shades of Grey Matter: Recent Breakthrough Discoveries About How Color Affects Brain Activity

When it comes to the brain, it’s not just about grey matter. In fact, the latest research suggests that color can have a really big impact on how the brain functions. Color influences brain activity patterns in areas of the brain that support perception, thought, language, and emotions. That means, … Continue reading

The Success of ISAW 2017

ISAW 2017 Mobilizes a Worldwide Surge in Awareness The 4th annual Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week was nothing short of a massive success, generating a buzz about the condition and its available solution all over the world. This group effort benefited from participation by national and local media, like the BBC, … Continue reading

The Irlen Method In Russia

  For the first time, Irlen technology is now available to individuals in Russia. This past month, Helen Irlen was invited to Russia by the International Autism Institute to train professionals at this facility in the Irlen Method. The International Autism Institute is part of Krasnoyarsky State Pedagogical University in … Continue reading

Apple Offers A Color Screen Filter For Mobile Devices

Your Screen Just Got A Lot More Irlen-Friendly! Apple now offers a color filter for iPhones and iPads We’ve got good news for all you Apple users out there: iOS 10 for mobile devices now includes a Color Screen Filter you can customize to make your device Irlen-friendly! We know … Continue reading

How You Know It’s Time For A Filter Check

Irlen recommends annual filter checks to stay on top of any changes in the color property of your lenses and any changes in brain or body chemistry that might affect your optimal color. If you haven’t seen your Irlen diagnostician in a while, here are a few reasons why you … Continue reading

ISAW 2016 Shines a Light on Irlen Syndrome

The third annual Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week was a huge success, drawing participation from around the world in variety of in-person and digital awareness events. Below are brief summaries from just some of the awareness events and activities that took place. Thank you to everyone who participated in helping educate others … Continue reading