"My eight-year-old has trouble reading. I recently read about a sight problem called convergence that affects kids with ADHD. What is it?"
Larry Silver, M.D.
Some children with ADHD or learning disabilities may have difficulty converging each eye to focus on the same stimulus. They may have double vision or experience eye fatigue. There is no clear understanding on how this eye problem might impact on a learning disability. Discuss this concern with your family doctor. He/she might refer you to a specialist to evaluate for this possibility.