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Children and glasses

If your child has to wear glasses, it might only be temporary to help correct their vision. Get some tips on how to encourage your child to wear their glasses.

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Vision impairment & blindness: children | Raising Children Network

Vision impairment covers vision problems like low vision, vision loss, and blindness. Children with vision impairment get a lot out of early intervention.

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Colour Vision Deficiency

Colour vision deficiency information

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Vision therapy - Better Health Channel

Vision therapy is effective for everyone; however, its impact is greatest in children and young adults.

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Albinism | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

What is albinism? Albinism is an inherited condition. It affects the eyes and skin of some individuals, and only the eyes of others. It results from the body's inability to produce normal amounts of a pigment called melanin.  

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Vision Assessments - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Specialist, holistic care RIDBC specialists work closely with your family and your existing health professionals to help you understand and support your child’s vision impairment and navigate the support options available to you

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Understanding Vision Impairment: Visual Acuity Simulations - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

The photographs provide an approximate simulation of vision impairment (reduced visual acuity)

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Vision Impairment and Picture Symbols for Communication - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

This booklet provides information for parents and professionals about the visibility of picture symbols used for communication with some children who have vision impairment and additional disabilities

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Vision Impairment, Educational Principles and Practice: Implications for families and children - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

This is the second monograph in a series providing a compendium of perspectives on the broad theme of educational principles and practice in the field of vision impairment in Australia

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Eye Health - Health Topics - Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

While Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children often have better eyesight than non-Indigenous children, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are three times more likely to experience vision loss or blindness than non-Indigenous adults. Uncorrected refractive error, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy are the main causes of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Around 90% of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is preventable or treatable, and there are positive signs that eye health initiatives are closing the vision gap.

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