Vision Services provides child and family centred education, services and support for parents of children who were born blind or with low vision so that they can support the healthy development of their child.
Services provided to children focus on acquiring skills needed to perform daily activities required for personal and social sufficiency at home, in early learning and care settings, and at school.
Referrals can be made by anyone; however the presence of one of more of the conditions listed above must be confirmed by an ophthamologist.
Note: as part of a completed referral or following a referral, a completed Vision/Eye Report is required for services to begin:
If you have concerns about a child’s vision, don’t wait. The sooner a problem is identified, the sooner the child can receive early intervention services that support the development of their functional vision and sensory skills.
In addition, if your child is not meeting any of these vision milestones, talk to your family physician