Vision Problems Impact Academic Performance!

30% of grade-school students with vision problems had worse scores on standardized testing compared with students who did not have a vision problem, according to a 2017 study published in the International Journal of Educational Research.

Here are the Top Signs that a Vision Condition could be Impacting your Child’s Academic Performance:

When a child struggles with reading and learning it is important to first rule out the possibility of a vision problem. If a vision problem exists, treatment may involve glasses, Optometric Vision Therapy, or both. Once the vision problem is treated successfully, tutoring and other special services that aim to remediate learning difficulties may be pursued.


White S, Wood J, Black A, Hopkins S. Vision screening outcomes of Grade 3 children in Australia: Differences in academic achievement.  International Journal of Educational Research 2017, 83: 154-159