Free Eye Exams and Glasses Give Students Vision to Learn

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Title:

Free Eye Exams and Glasses Give Students Vision to Learn

URL:

https://gpb.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/free-eye-exams-newshour/free-eye-exams-newshour/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

About 25 percent of students in Baltimore who need glasses do not have access to them due to their high cost and the high level of poverty in Baltimore. City health department officials, a nonprofit organization called Vision to Learn, and other volunteers are working together to provide the exams, prescriptions, and fashionable glasses.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.3) Determine barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: lack of finances, access to health services, social support

a. Examine how nutritional choices and psychological issues may lead to eating disorders.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.5.1) Examine barriers that can hinder healthy decision-making.

Examples: peer pressure, cultural pressures, socio-economic status

Tags: eye health, glasses, vision screening
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Author: Michelle Frye