Letter Reversals: When the “b” Looks Like a “d”

When kids are first starting to read or write, it’s very common for them to read or write letters backwards, like writing “b” instead of “d” or reading “bug” as “dug.” These letter reversals are developmentally appropriate for young children up to the age of 7, and these mistakes will eventually disappear on their own as kids do more writing and reading. By the age of 7 or 8, children would have developed better perception, and letters should be facing the correct way. But what if the reversals continue? Then it’s a good idea to investigate further, as a delay…
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Why Optometry Giving Sight Is Our Charity Of Choice

Eyecare Kids has chosen Optometry Giving Sight as our charity. Instead of charging for a spectacle adjustment or repair, we ask for a small donation with the knowledge that it could make a big difference in someone’s life. Please read below for more information about the amazing work that they do. Optometry Giving Sight was established in 2003 to address the needs of the more than 670 million men, women and children around the world who are blind or visually impaired simply because they don’t have access to an eye exam and a pair of glasses. Why? Because in some countries…
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