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What are treatments for visual impairments in children?

Visual impairments change the way a child gets around, obtains information, and interacts with others. Ongoing instruction from specially trained teachers and therapists can provide the specialized communication, literacy, academic, mobility, daily living, social, and other skills that visually impaired children need to thrive.However, if not properly managed, vision impairments can lead to social isolation, depression, and injury.

From Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children by Jennifer Trachtenberg.

Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children

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