Irlen® Research Sources


Alencar, C. D. D. C., Barbosa Junior, J. L., Guimarães, R. Q., Guimarães, M. R., & Silva, A. F. (2014). Coloured overlays improve reading performance in people suffering from visual stress. II World Dyslexia Forum.

American Music Teacher (1996, June/July) Dyslexia or Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome? The Official Journal of Music Teachers National Association.  16-17.

Boyle, C., & Jindal-Snape, D. (2012). Visual-perceptual difficulties and the impact on children’s learning: are teachers missing the page? Support for Learning, 27 (4), 166–171.

Farber, K. H. (1994) An Experimental Study of Scotopic Sensitivity Irlen Syndrome in Learning Disabled Students. Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1329. Portland State University

Healthcare Professionals

Alanazi, M. A., Kanyika, E., Okyere, B. V., Liping, W., Guiyun, H., Xiong, Y., & Peng, C. (2020). Effect of Induced Visual Fatigue on Sensory Ocular Dominance and the Effect of Colored Filters on the Levels of Visual Fatigue in Dyslexic Adults with MIS. Mana, 5(1).

Allen, P., Evans, B., & Wilkins, A. (2012). The uses of colour in optometric practice to ameliorate symptoms of visual stress. Optometry in Practice 2012 Volume 13 Issue 1, pp. 1 – 8.

Allen, P.M., Gilchrist, J.M., and Hollis, J. (2008). Use of visual search in the assessment of pattern-related visual stress (PRVS) and its alleviation by colored filters. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 49(9), Pages 4210-4218.

Anderson, A. and Tosta, S. (2019, March). Precision-Tinted Spectral Filters Reduce TBI-Related Migraines and visual cortical sensitivity. Poster session presented at the 13th World Congress on Brain Injury (a meeting of International Brain Injury Association), Toronto, Canada.

Beasley, I.G., & Davies, L.N. (2012). Susceptibility to pattern glare following stroke. Journal of Neurology, 259(9), 1832-9.

Borsting, E., Chase, C., Tosha, C., & Ridder, W.H. (2008) Longitudinal Study of Visual Discomfort Symptoms in College Students. Optometry and Vision Science, 85(10), Pages 992-998.

Bouldoukian, J., Wilkins, A.J., & Evans, Bruce J.W. (2002).  Randomised controlled trial of the effect of coloured overlays on the rate of reading of people with specific learning difficulties.  Ophthalmological and Physiological Optics, 22, 55-60.