Tag: children

Dr. Rosenthal Explains the Warning Signs of Kids with Vision Problems and the Solutions

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009

A surprising number of kids fail their eye exams and that could be a sign of serious problems. Dr. Bruce Rosenthal explains the warning signs and also suggest solutions for your children. He also promotes Enhanced Vision’s Amigo as a great solution for your children’s low vision and how the device can help in the […]

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First Tee of Lake Norman Hosts Golf Clinic for Visually Impaired Youth

Posted on: Jul 24, 2009

Past program participant and current coach Travis Sherrill considered the ones taking part in this summer’s First Tee of Lake Norman’s Golf Clinic for the Visually Impaired at an advantage. “You’re lucky,” noted Sherrill, of Mooresville, to as many of the golfers attending the mid-morning into early-afternoon session at the Mooresville Municipal Golf Course that […]

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Unique Sports Camp Caters Toward Vision Impaired Kids

Posted on: Jul 21, 2009

With more than 20 million Americans experiencing significant vision loss, dealing with the disability can result in severe hardships in daily life. But if you take a look into the only sports camp in Alaska designed for blind and visually impaired kids, you’ll see some truly inspiring feats where although there is sight loss, the […]

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12for12k Partners With Eye Care For Kids Foundation to Help Provide for Visually Impaired Children

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwire – July 15, 2009) – The 12for12k Challenge, a social media-driven charitable effort, has partnered with Eye Care For Kids during the month of July. The purpose is to raise funds for visually impaired youth from poor and low-income families to get the treatment they need. By harnessing the power of social media […]

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Camp Teaches Visually Impaired Children Science

Posted on: May 18, 2009

Marla Palmer worries that science teachers give up on her two blind children too easily. That’s one reason why the president of the Utah Parents of Blind Children helped to organize Saturday’s “Science Without Sight” camp for 26 visually impaired Utah students from fourth through 12th grades. Campers got the chance to handle alligators and […]

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Opera Helps Visually Impaired Kids Find Their Voice

Posted on: May 15, 2009

As little Tatyana Larbi, aka Little Miss Muffett, sings about selling her cotton and twigs to the “sister pigs,” you can tell the young girl is enjoying her moment in the limelight, even if she can’t see the audience’s response. The set and costumes are pretty basic. Most were made by parents and volunteers. But […]

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