Call for Nominations Issued for the 2022 Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award from the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness

Annual, National Award Recognizes Outstanding Public Health Efforts to Improve the Vision Health of Children in the United States The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has issued a call for nominations for the eighth annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.” The highest honor that the NCCVEH

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Convenes New Children’s Vision Equity Alliance

The “Children’s Vision Equity Alliance” was created to advance equity in children’s vision and eye health For more than 10 years, The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has worked to ensure that children across the country have equitable access to quality vision and eye care services. To further

Call for Applications to the Prevent Blindness A.S.P.E.C.T. Patient Engagement Program

Call for Applications The application period is now open for all who wish to participate in the A.S.P.E.C.T. (Advocacy, Support, Perspective, Empowerment, Communication, and Training) Patient Empowerment Program at Prevent Blindness. We are recruiting individuals with vision impairment or blindness as well as allies (i.e. loved ones, nonprofit representatives, multidisciplinary clinicians, and researchers). The program aims to

Prevent Blindness Updates Considerations for Conducting Children’s Vision Screenings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness has updated its Considerations for Conducting Children's Vision Screening Safely in Schools, Head Start and Early Care and Education Programs During the Covid-19 Pandemic. A downloadable Considerations guide and FAQ are also available. Considerations for Conducting Children’s Vision Screening Safely in Schools, Head

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Names Shavette L. Turner, Prevent Blindness Georgia, as Recipient of the 7th Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

National Award to be Presented to Ms. Shavette L. Turner, in Recognition of her Dedication and Exceptional Service to Bring Vision Services to Disadvantaged and Underserved Children The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has announced the recipient of the seventh annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award”

UCSF Study: Eyeglass Compliance for Preschoolers.

Prevent Blindness Northern California’s See Well to Learn program delivered school-based vision screenings, on-site eye exams, free eyeglasses, and referrals to pediatric ophthalmologists as needed to preschoolers in low income neighborhoods in San Francisco and Oakland. All services were conducted onboard a special mobile clinic that was driven to preschool sites—the “Eye Bus.” Through a

New Online Resource to Educate Public on Importance of Good Vision

A New Tool Kit, “Small Steps for Big Vision: An Eye Health Information Tool Kit for Parents and Caregivers,” Created for Parents and Caregivers to Provide Education, Guidance, and Support to Protect Vision The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) and the National Head Start Association (NHSA) joined together

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health Publishes Considerations for Children’s Vision Screening During the Covid-19 Pandemic

As schools, Head Start/Early Head Start, and early care and education programs reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, practices that occurred routinely for decades must be reconsidered and redesigned to prevent the spread of the virus among children and staff, and ultimately, the community. Vision screening is one of many services that meet critical needs of

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Names Logan Newman, East High Vision Care Program, as Recipient of the 6th Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

Annual Award to be Presented to Logan Newman in Recognition of His Exceptional Efforts in Providing Eyecare to Disadvantaged Youth and Teaching High School Students Technical Optician Skills The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has announced the recipient of the sixth annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision