FRIDAY, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Nearly 18 percent of kids have a chronic health condition, such as asthma or allergies. If your child is one of them, working successfully with your school's nurse will help keep him or her safe.
Because a good chunk of a child's day is spent in school, it's important to communicate clearly and regularly with this key member of the administration.
TUESDAY, Oct. 17, 2017 -- Farsightedness affects young children's ability to pay attention in school, which could put them at risk of falling behind in the classroom, a new study suggests.
"We knew from our previous work that preschool and kindergarten children with uncorrected farsightedness have decreased early literacy, and this new study shows that there are even more deficits in these children early on," said study author Marjean Taylor Kulp, a professor of optometry at Ohio State University.