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Free vision workshop for parents of school kids

Poor performance in school can be caused by many factors, including vision. Do these symptoms seem familiar in one of your children?

  • Avoidance of reading
  • Poor handwriting
  • Difficulty copying from the board
  • Headaches after school
  • Skipping lines or words while reading
  • Poor reading comprehension
  • Fatigue or tired eyes after near work
  • Burning, stinging or watery eyes
  • Rubbing eyes
  • Blurry vision or double vision
  • Short attention span
  • Using finger to track on page

Dr. Leanna Dudley is an optometrist with special training in children’s vision and vision therapy. She is sponsoring a free workshop on vision and learning, in which she will discuss and demonstrate how vision problems can interfere with the learning process.

The workshop will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 2301 Ford St., Golden. RSVP to 303-278-2020.

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