Remember Jillian, who created the excellent “Harry Potter themed Vision Therapy cuccess video? COVD, with support from Jillian and her mom, Mrs.  Benoit, is encouraging optometric vision therapy patients to share their positive stories and is hosting the First Annual “Visions of Hope” Optometric Vision Therapy Video Contest! The contest is open to any patient who has received optometric vision therapy. The deadline for video submissions is August 10th. We already gotten some great submissions we’ve made it even easier for you to submit a video!

We are happy to announce that the public is invited to a free web-based interview with the Benoits. Find out why Jillian used to struggle with school and is now doing great — What was the key to opening the door to her success? Time will be provided at the end for questions, however, if you would like to email your questions prior to the interview, please email them to

It is Mrs. Benoit and Jillian’s hope that by writing their book and sharing their story they can help millions of families. Attend this FREE web event to find out what you can do to ensure your child has all the visual skills required for academic success. As a special treat, the winner of the “Visions of Hope” contest will be announced during this web event!

The meeting is being held just in time for the new school year, Thursday, August 25th at 9 p.m. EDT. Seating is limited to the first 1,000 people to respond. To register for this free event, go to: and enter the meeting ID number which is 917-050-066, your email address, etc. Just follow the instructions from there.