Childhood Vision: Public Challenges and Opportunities
School achievement, healthy child development, and expanded computer use among school-age children have re-awakened interest in the importance of childhood vision. State legislatures, local school districts and federal agencies are re-assessing the effectiveness of existing approaches to finding and treating childhood vision problems. This paper provides a guide for policy makers, educators, health professionals, and parents to evaluate current strategies and suggests future directions.
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