FREE YOUR MIND AND UNLOCK YOUR BRAIN POTENTIALS
Asia’s First Neurofeedback Centre (Established 1995)
© 1995 -
Call or Email
to arrange for a free consultation
What is Irlen Syndrome?
Irlen Syndrome is also known as Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome (SSS).
Our vision, or what we ‘see’ in daily life, is a result of our mind’s perception. Sensory information, which comes in the form of light entering our eyes (in the case of sight), bear no significant meaning to us untill it is processed into useful perception by the brain. Irlen syndrome is a disorder of such perceptual processing.
Irlen Syndrome, or Meares-
What is causing my Irlen Syndrome?
Much research is still on-
The disorder is manifested worse when the problem lies with neural systems reacting
inappropriately to certain wavelengths of light; On man-
How can I tell?
At Spectrum Learning, we offer various assessment techniques that peer into the brain
and determine if our clients are susceptible to Irlen syndrome. The Brain Mapping
Assessment (QEEG) will be used to identify locations of the brain that are hyperactive,
with emphasis on the visual-
The diagram above shows a spectral chart from a Brain Mapping or QEEG analysis. The spike at 7.08 Hz is unusual. This is a 9 year old girl who sees words jumping around when she reads.
Hair Analysis (HTMA) is another integral assessment technique that we utilise. Via
HTMA, Spectrum therapists would be able to look into our clients’ biochemistry make-
It is essential that the individual is healthy and chemically well-
What can be done?
Spectrum Learning will refer all suspected Irlen clients to the Irlen Dyslexia Clinic in Singapore to be evaluated accordingly and be prescribed the appropriate lens.
In addition to the use of Irlen lens for Irlen Syndrome, clients can also benefit from doing neurofeedback to improve their focus and attention.
Besides therapy, Spectrum Learning also offers nutritional interventions. Certain nutritional imbalance or excess in toxic elements can lead to learning difficulties. Our biological tests will indicate the type of nutrients your child needs and whether there is a need for detoxification.
With the combination of Irlen lens, our in-
Brain Mapping -
Brain Mapping (QEEG) is a safe and non-
Careful analysis of these brains waves (EEG) can reveal information on how one is using his/her brain. It can also tell us the maturity of different parts of the brain. It is often used to investigate if there are any hidden seizures.
Irlen Syndrome/Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome
Finding the Causes
Most clinicians do not bother about the causes as diagnosis is based on behavioral symptoms …
At Spectrum Learning, we have been investigating the possible causes …
Conventional Tests and Assessments
We provide :