At the small number of inner city schools we target, all of which are deemed high needs by the Toronto District School Board, a staggering 41 per cent of the children we screen have never had any type of eye examination. As part of our program, we are conducting a research study to better understand barriers to vision care in early childhood.
Anand Bery is a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto and co-director of Kids2See. She's also a Contributor with EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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