Infants and children with motor delays or movement problems can benefit from early intervention. This involves support and training for the child and family. It is provided by therapists, educators, or behavioral specialists skilled in working with childr..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet™ DEFINITION Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) refers to the underdevelopment of the optic nerve during pregnancy. The dying back of optic nerve fibers as the child develops in utero is a natura..
http://www.blindbabies.org/ Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ DEFINITION Albinism refers to a group of inherited conditions. People with albinism have absent or reduced pigment in their eyes, skin or hair. They have inherited genes that do not mak..
Unusual appearance of the eyes: Drooping eyelid that covers the pupil Abnormal eye shape or structure Absence of a clear, dark pupil Persistent redness in the conjunctiva Persistent tearing without crying Jerky or unusual eye movements A sustained eye tur..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet™ DEFINITION Optic Nerve Atrophy (ONA) is a permanent visual impairment caused by damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve functions like a cable carrying information from the eye to be p..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ WHAT IS A VISION ASSESSMENT? A vision assessment is an organized procedure for gathering information about the health and function of the vision system. Assessments can be done at home a..
http://www.blindbabies.org/ Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ DEFINITION The retina is the innermost coating of the eye, containing light-sensitive nerve cells and fibers connecting with the brain through the optic nerve. The retina is held in pla..