Could your child have a vision problem interfering with school performance?
This quick quiz might help you.
If your child is not working up to potential in school there is a strong possibility that a vision problem might be present.
According to experts, almost 50% of children with learning difficulties have vision disorders. In most cases these problems can be successfully treated leading to improved learning and better grades.
Ask your child these questions below, their score will automatically be provided in the number box below.
What Does the Score Mean?
0 to 8: Your child probably does not have a vision problem interfering with school performance.
9 to 16: Your child may have a vision problem interfering with school performance.
Above 16: Your child almost certainly has a vision problem interfering with school performance.
What to do Next?
- If a child has a score greater than 8 it is strongly suggested that an appointment be made with an optometrist with experience in children’s vision and vision therapy.
- This eye examination should include those aspects of vision that might be affecting your child, such as lazy eye, eye tracking, convergence, focusing and visual processing.
If a visual problem is detected, a personalized vision therapy program may be recommended.