Attention Parents: Did you know that problems with reading could stem from correctable vision problems? The following is a list of symptoms for vision problems that interfere with a child's ability to read and learn. Even children with “20/20″ can be missing one of the 17 visual skills and focusing abilities required for reading and learning, so be sure to bring your children into our Palm Beach Gardens eye clinic to see Dr. Marino for a comprehensive vision exam even if they have passed prior vision screenings. A screening is a superficial check, not a comprehensive eye examination.
To determine whether or not your child may have a vision problem interfering with learning, please look over the following list of symptoms. Ask your child, when reading or doing close work:
If your child has even one of the above listed symptoms, be sure to schedule an eye exam today. Please bring this checklist with you for your child's appointment. 1 in 4 children struggle with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision problems. It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems. The majority of the vision problems that interfere with reading and learning are very treatable. Vision problems can have a serious impact on a child's education. Don’t wait to see if this next school year will be better. Take action today if your child is not performing well in school or doesn’t like or avoids reading. Do you know the symptoms of a vision problem that interferes with reading and learning?
Following is a list of the more common symptoms:
If you have a school age child schedule a comprehensive Vision Exam for them today. Children generally do not complain of vision difficulty especially if they never had eyeglasses before. They do not have anything to base their visual ability by. They think everyone else sees the same way they do. Many times much time and money is wasted on tutors with poor results when visually the child is not seeing well or interpreting well what they are trying to read and learn. We see all children ages eight (8) and up.