(November 13, 2020) On November 15, the Vision Impact Institute will join organizations around the world to commemorate the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
(October 8, 2020) Today, the Vision Impact Institute joins global vision organizations to emphasize the need for good vision as part of World Sight Day. The theme, Hope in Sight, provides a platform to create awareness about the importance of good vision as the world works to rebuild economies, societies, and education systems heavily impacted by Covid-19.
(August 13, 2020) This school year is shaping up to be anything but normal with remote, in-school, and hybrid learning. In light of these changes, the Vision Impact Institute (VII) encourages legislators and parents to continue to prioritize children’s vision. The combination of online learning, reduced face-to-face time with teachers, and limited access to school vision screenings is likely to impact children’s vision and their academic performance.
(April 23, 2020) With home schooling the new norm for many weeks now, children are spending more and more time on digital devices and, in some cases, less time moving. This combination can be challenging on their eyes and growing bodies. The Vision Impact Institute and The Cooper Institute, as part of an ongoing collaboration, have teamed up to bring parents a few easy tips to incorporate into a child’s day to keep them healthy and successful in the classroom and on the field, both now and in the future.
(February 20, 2020) The Vision Impact Institute and Optometry Giving Sight have announced an extension of their collaboration, Kids See: Success, that includes a generous financial commitment from Optometry Giving Sight. Launched in 2017, Kid See: Success promotes the importance of healthy vision for children and educates parents, legislators, advocacy groups, nurses, school teachers and administrators about the need for comprehensive eye exams for school-age children.