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Dr. Steven Agnes watches Bergen Lindahl walk on a balance board at the Family Eye Clinic in Fargo. (David Samson / The Forum)

Vision therapy helps kids overcome reading problems, succeed in school

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When Bergen Lindahl was about 3 years old, she couldn't sit still when her mother read to her.

"She was never curious about the words. She was only curious about the pictures," mom Beth says.


Bergen squirmed, turned her head away or lay upside down to look at the book from a different angle.

"I always thought that was kind of strange, but I just thought she was a wiggly child," Beth says.

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