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New Miami Students Receive the Gift of Sight
Posted By:  Elizabeth Beadle
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Did You Know? 80% of what children learn is visually processed, yet one in four students in the U.S. has an undiagnosed blogvision problem affecting their ability to see and learn in school. An eye exam and glasses (if needed) can help students achieve better learning through better vision. 

OneSight, an organization dedicated to bringing eye exams and glasses to the one in seven people on our planet who lack access to vision care, has sent a team of volunteers to New Miami School District to vision screen students in the grade levels required by the state for the past 10 years. This year, OneSight volunteers screened all New Miami students in October. The students that did not pass the vision test were invited to participate in the OneSight Clinic in November.

On November 15, 60 New Miami students and chaperones, including Success Program Liaison Dianna Theiss, boarded school buses and traveled to the OneSight Clinic being held at Xavier University. These students participated in a further eye examination by an optometrist. If glasses were recommended, new eyewear was dispensed to students at the event. The students were very excited!

One student was overheard stating, "I thought an eye exam was just reading the letters on the board. I've never done this before!". Another student told school staff, "I hope I get glasses, because I can't see very well".

The Success Program and New Miami Local Schools are appreciative to OneSight for their volunteerism and dedication to vision care. 



 

 

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