Fitzgerald & Associates - Eye Specialist in Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Facebook logo Twitter_Icon_1C-scr Header

In 2007 the principles of Cedar Rapids Vision In Motion were implemented. It was through our experiences working with individuals and families struggling with vision challenges that it became obvious that a service modality was not being fully explored in this community. Dr. DeAnn Fitzgerald, OD, along with a team of experts began to develop a special niche service that bridges the gap between assessment and treatment for children and adults with visual processing dysfunction. The motto became, "it's a brain thing".

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday evening by appointment.

 

If you would like to come tour our facility or are interested in our growing volunteer opportunities, please contact us at 319-364-2311.

Hours of Operation:

Cedar Rapids Vision In Motion

About us

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Who we can help

When a individual body and brain cannot communicate well about information coming from ANY of the five basic senses, the input becomes confusing or meaningless. This may lead to behavioral problems, delays in skill development, or inability to function in everyday roles and tasks.

 

 

  • Move fast and often

  • Have difficulty sitting still

  • Avoid noise, touch, or movement

  • Avoid, or become distressed by, busy enviroments

  • Be sensitive to food or clothing textures

         (picky eater or dresser)

  • Have difficulty listening

  • Appear clumsy or accident prone

  • Tire more easily than others his/her age

  • Be frequently defiant, or like to be "in control"

3235 Williams Parkway SW, Suite 1, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404   -   319-364-2311

Diagnoses/Issues that we address in the clinic include:

 

 

  • Learning/Developmental Disablity

  • Motor Coordination

  • Amblyopia/Strabismus

  • "Lazy Eye"

  • Sensory Processing

  • Balance/Equilibrium

  • Handwriting

  • Strength/Endurance

Concerns such as these are often seen in conjunction with several diagnoses, such as:

  • Attention Defict/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)

  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

  • Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)

  • Regulatory Disorders

A child or adult who is struggling to process sensory information may:

Cedar Rapids Vision in Motion is dedicated to raising and distributing funds to pay for services to uninsured or underinsured families. Vision in Motion hopes to develop innovative educational and treatment service while training professionals to serve this targeted population.