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What accommodations at school will a child with nystagmus need?

The accommodations that the teachers may use will depend on the visual acuity of your child for both near and far images. Typically with nystagmus, vision is better up-close. Therefore, classroom placement should be close to board work. Some children will benefit from magnification or enlargement of desk work. Other accommodations and low-vision devices are selected based upon individual needs.

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