Markham Stoufville Hospital Child Development Programs

Resources – Vision


VIDEO: Tri-Regional Blind Low-Vision Program (BLV)

Trisha Strong, Clinical Manager, introduces the Tri-Regional Blind Low-Vision Program, as well as the services and community supports that it offers in the Regions of Durham and York, the Counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, and Haliburton, as well as the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Eye See Eye Learn

Eye See… Eye Learn offers prescription glasses at no charge.  Children born in 2013 are eligible for one complimentary pair of glasses, if they are prescribed, following their OHIP-covered eye exam with a participating optometrist.

Offer available July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2018.

Tri-Regional Blind-Low Vision Program–Road Map

A general overview of what to expect from the Tri-Regional Blind-Low Vision Program.

DOC – Can Babies Have Eye Exams?

As parents, you’re smart to be worried about every aspect of your child’s health. But what about their eyes? Can babies get eye exams? Get the answers here from Doctors of Optometry Canada.

Elements of a Children’s Eye Exam

What’s Involved in a Child’s Eye Exam with a Doctor of Optometry?

Outdoor Play-Adapted for Children who are Partially Sighted or Blind

Heather Edmonds, CNIB Early Intervention Specialist

Can your Child See Well? Parent’s Checklist of Vision Problems.

Children may not know that they have a vision problem. They can’t always tell you what they see. 1 child out of 4 has a significant eye problem that can interfere with learning and development.