Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Children’s Vision & Learning Month

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In 1995, president Bill Clinton named August “National Children’s Vision and Learning Month” to draw attention to the link between vision and learning. This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary by spreading the word to yet more parents and educators that vision problems, left undiagnosed, can lead to significant learning problems that could easily beRead more…

Delicious, Healthy Eye Snacks for the Lunchbox

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You can take steps to promote your kids’ eye health every day by making a few simple changes to your children’s diet. Simply eating foods high in lutein, vitamin C, vitamin E, omega-3s, and zinc can protect the eyes from vision-threatening diseases. These minerals are present in all sorts of fruits and grains and canRead more…

Identifying Learning-Related Vision Problems in School-Aged Kids

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If your child’s performance at school is suffering, there is a good chance that it is down to a vision problem rather than a learning disability. Around 80 percent of learning that takes place at school requires good eyesight, says All About Vision, meaning that vision has a huge impact on academics, not to mentionRead more…

Fun Home Activities Kids Can Engage In with Parents

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Even though your kids are going back to school, you can still enjoy the rest of the summer by engaging in fun outdoor activities together. Make time in the evenings and weekends to interact with your kids and teach them to love the outdoors. This will help them stay fit and healthy, develop social skills,Read more…

Damaging Effects on Eyes for Young Kids & Tweens

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When tablets were first introduced, many parent’s felt that their dreams had come true. Here was something that kept kids entertained but, unlike TV, was available with games and educational apps that stimulated the mind. However, there is some bad news — overuse of tablets can lead to negative side effects including eyestrain and perhapsRead more…