Development Disorders

Vision Impairment

Visual impair spans the range from simple problems with near or far vision or crossed eyes that can be corrected easily to more severe problems such as dimming of vision or complete blindness. It can be caused by many different things including genetic abnormalities, infection, and injury. Sometimes the signs of vision impairment are easy to see, such as a cloudy-looking or damaged eye. Other times, it may be noticed because the child does not recognize parents, brothers or sisters until they speak or have look very closely to recognize common objects.

Untreated childhood vision impairment can severely affect normal development and learning. That is why it is important to have your child evaluated and treated by highly trained professionals, such as those at the Center for the Advancement of Youth (CAY).

Helpful links

You can find more information about childhood vision impairment at these sites: