Back to School Consumer Tips

Check Those Eyes and Ears Before Starting School –
Scheduling Vision and Hearing Screenings Now Could Deter Study Struggles Later

The California Department of Consumer Affairs encourages parents to take their children to licensed eye doctors and audiologists as part of back-to-school preparations

SACRAMENTO – It's not uncommon for a young child starting out in school to struggle when it comes to reading or listening to the teacher's instructions. Quite often, however, the problem is not so much reading the words as it is seeing the words, or the student may find it difficult hearing the teacher.

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