International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Mission for Vision: Assessing & Supporting Youngsters with Visual Impairment
Tammy Haight, LPN; Carol M. Shepherd, ED.D

Diagnosis of visual problems among youngsters is in great part incumbent upon teachers and school nurses, who spend considerably more time with school-aged children than their parents or guardians. Symptoms of visual challenges in students are not always obvious. It is vital that these teachers and nurses receive appropriate instruction to recognize the signs of visual impairment in youngsters and be able to assess and support these children so they may develop skills to effectively adapt to everyday living and their environment.

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