News & Events

News & Events

Some Arizona kids will soon get free vision screenings at school

Arizona schools will soon begin giving kids free vision screenings, thanks to a new law. The legislation, introduced by state Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, requires schools to give vision screenings to: Students just entering school. Students who receive or are being considered to receive special education services. Students whose teachers have requested a screening. Students […]
June 11, 2019

Vision Screenings Critical to AZ Kids’ Reading, Learning

February 7, 2019 PHOENIX – The ability to see clearly is critical for young children, particularly when they’re learning to read. The nonprofit Eyes on Learning Vision Coalition aims to have all preschool-age children in Arizona screened for vision problems and for those needing it, to receive an eye exam and follow-up treatment for better […]
February 7, 2019

First Things First Podcast: Eyes on Learning

October 1, 2018 First Things First Episode 7: Eyes on Learning Young kids take in a lot of information about the world through their eyes. And healthy vision is important for their overall development and later school success. Listen to this episode of the pArentZ pod for information and advice on how to support your […]
October 2, 2018

Lions Club in Arizona

Lions Clubs are found in many Arizona communities and provide volunteer vision screening upon request through the Lions KidSight program. Contact your local Lions Club for more information.
April 11, 2018

Family Partners Help Create Sustainable Change

“When NICHQ asked me to be a part of the quality improvement team, I was eager to join. It seemed that this team had a methodical, realistic way to help other families, and that has become my passion,” says Heather Joy Magdelano, a parent partner on NICHQ’s Improving Children’s Vision project. Parents of children with […]
March 30, 2018