Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/08/failure-in-flint/ In April 2014, in an attempt to save money, the city of Flint MI disconnected from Detroit's water system and reconnected to a water supply with the Flint River as its main source. Eighteen months later, the...Read more
Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link:https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/21/milestones-in-visual-development-visual-impediments-to-learning/
Drs. Sheree Fetkin Wright and Charles Boulet continue their discussion of Milestones in Visual Development with Part 3, Visual Impediments to Learning.
According to the American Optometric Association, failure to achieve developmental milestones during early...
Traditionally amblyopia has been treated by patching the better seeing eye until the amblyopic eye sees as well (or within one line of the visual acuity chart) as the non-amblyopic eye. Until recently, 6 hours a day of patching was typically used as the prescribed amount of time while wearing full time corrective lenses. Current...Read more
Inadequate Vision Screenings Contributing to Epidemic of Children with Learning ProblemsOnly two years after The Nation’s Report Card showed that only 38% of students could read at or above the level of “proficient,” our nation’s children continue to struggle with reading – at epidemic levels. Many parents are told their...
It’s especially important to you If you have a child or grandchild diagnosed with it. It’s important to you if you, yourself have grown up with it. It is important to you if now you have to live with it. And certainly when given a choice you...Read more
Millions of children are heading back to their classrooms without the visual skills required to succeed in school. One of the reasons for this is that most people assume if you can see the letters on the eye chart your vision is fine, yet being able to see the letters on the eye chart is...Read more
August is the 20th annual observation of National Children’s Vision & Learning Month and a perfect time to shed light on the vision problems associated with concussions that impact academic performance. Shelby Hedges’ concussion occurred during the first soccer game of the high school season. Prior to her concussion Shelby was an avid reader, but afterwards,...Read more