Learn about the importance of vision screening and its impact on vision development
Uncorrected vision problems can affect a child’s development and school readiness. Learn about evidence-based tools that Head Start and Early Head Start programs can use to screen children’s vision. Also, find free resources that support follow-up care for families.
Watch this webinar to learn key features of a children’s vision health program and solutions to common barriers to care.
This webinar will familiarize staff with resources and information needed to implement an evidence-based vision screening program.
Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. There is no safe level of lead exposure for children. The most important step adults can take is to prevent lead exposure before it occurs. View this webinar to understand the importance of screening and testing children exposed to lead. Find out how to prevent children’s exposure to lead both at home and in the program. Also, learn screening and prevention strategies to implement in your program.
Screenings help staff catch problems early so children may be referred for further assessment. Watch this webcast to learn how to ensure the screening tools you use are culturally and linguistically appropriate or have been tested with the populations you serve.