Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Prevent Blindness has declared August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness month to inspire parents to make their child’s vision health a priority. Family-friendly resources on a wide variety of topics that help parents take the right steps to keep their child's sight healthy for life can be found on their website.
Ways to get involved:
Download the Star Pupils Eye Health and Safety Curriculum. This program, which is available free for download upon request, provides teachers with interactive materials that help students learn the importance of sight, components of the eye, how we see and how to identify objects and situations that can be dangerous to the eyes.
Learn more here.