Signs and symptoms of vision problems

Does your child experience any of the following symptoms?

  • Skips lines when reading or copying
  • Loses place while reading or copying
  • Skips words while reading or copying
  • Substitutes words while reading or copying
  • Rereads words or lines
  • Reads very slowly
  • Vision blurs at distance when looking up from near work
  • Squints, closes, or covers one eye while reading
  • Poor reading comprehension
  • Short attention span with near work
  • Homework taking longer than it should
  • Avoids near work/reading
  • Headaches at the end of the day
  • Unusual blinking
  • Feels sleepy when reading
  • Difficulty with sports involving good eye-hand coordination
  • Unusual clumsiness, poor coordination
  • Unusual eye rubbing
  • Watery eyes
  • Turn or tilt of the head or covers an eye while reading
  • Considered ‘lazy,’ a ‘slow learner,’ ‘ADHD,’ or has a ‘behavior problem’

If you find yourself answering yes to one or more of these symptoms, your child may be struggling with a vision problem. Contact us to see how we can help!