The Irlen Method

The Irlen Method

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The Irlen Method is non-invasive technology that uses coloured overlays and filters to improve the brain’s ability to process visual information. It is the only method scientifically proven to successfully correct the processing problems associated with visual perceptual difficulties or Irlen Syndrome.

This technology can improve reading fluency, comfort, comprehension, attention, and concentration while reducing light sensitivity. This is not a method of reading instruction.

It is a colour-based technology that filters out offensive light waves, so the brain can accurately process visual information.

The principle of the Irlen Method is its precision-tinted filters and coloured overlays using colour spectrometer technology to ensure that our overlays and coloured lenses meet strict standards for colour of individual colour correction.


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Irlen Colored Overlays are now available in two different forms.

  1. Original Irlen Colored Overlays work great for placing over paper and books. Shop Irlen Colored Overlays
  2. Irlen Clings™ is our solution for computer screens, iPhones, Tablets/iPads, eReaders, and Computer screens. Irlen Clings adhere to screens, while providing the same Irlen Colored Overlay comfort for your eyes and brain. Shop Irlen Clings

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