Combining Automated Vision Screening With On-site Examinations in 23 Schools: ReFocus on Children Program 2012-2013
Mae Millicent Peterseim, MD; Carrie E. Papa, BS; Courtney Parades, BA; Jennifer Davidson, MD; Amber Sturges, MD; Carly Oslin, OD; Isla Merritt, RN; Mary Morrison, BA
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
The article examines the ReFocus on Children Program from the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired which assists school nurses in providing vision screening for at-risk children in the Charleston County School District in South Carolina.
Teacher feedback questionnaires were collected and had a 49% response rate.
Of teachers responding to the questionnaire, 70% reported the children liked wearing their glasses.
Teachers provided observations of positive impact, including improved academic performance.