Evaluating Reading Abilities of Children

Evaluating Reading Abilities of Children

Season 1, Episode 9 Doctors of Optometry – Evaluating Reading Abilities of Children Nebraska schools have new measures of students’ reading abilities. Dr. Cory Epler, academic officer for the Nebraska Department of Education, discusses what parents and educators...
Helping Children See: ‘Light Bulb Moments’

Helping Children See: ‘Light Bulb Moments’

Season 1, Episode 9 Doctors of Optometry – Helping Children See: ‘Light bulb Moments’ Adults often don’t know when a child can’t see. In this episode, Dr. Kristin Reed and Neil Powell share the work of the NE Foundation for Children’s Vision in helping to create...
The Role of School Vision Screenings

The Role of School Vision Screenings

Season 1, Episode 8 Doctors of Optometry – The Role of School Vision Screenings School vision screenings are a component of comprehensive vision care for children, not a substitute.  Kay Duncan, RN, a Lincoln Public Schools nurse, discusses the role of vision...
Why Children Need More Than 20/20 Vision in Order to Learn

Why Children Need More Than 20/20 Vision in Order to Learn

Season 1, Episode 7 Doctors of Optometry – Why Children Need More Than 20/20 Vision in Order to Learn Even children with ‘normal’ vision can be adversely impacted by limitations in “visual efficiency.” Dr. Vicky Vandervort, an optometrist specializing in...
Seeing to Win: The Impact Your Vision Has on Sports

Seeing to Win: The Impact Your Vision Has on Sports

Season 1, Episode 6 Doctors of Optometry – Seeing to Win: The Impact Your Vision Has on Sports Most sports require specific vision skills, and training those vision skills can improve performance. Dr. Will Ferguson discusses with Dr. Bateman how vision skills...