Middle childhood is a common time for the recognition of vision problems, especially when children first have assigned seats in classrooms. Vision screening, an important part of your child's checkups, may reveal the need for further vision testing.
If your child has a head injury, you may be aware of common concussion symptoms such as headaches, dizziness and balance issues. However, many parents don’t realize that vision problems are also common after concussion. In fact, the majority of children with concussion will experience vision-related symptoms. Learn more here about symptoms to watch for and support they may need at school as they recover.