Vision Screening Program for SK Students

The 2018 Ontario Public Health Standards require Public Health Units to implement a universal Vision Screening Program for SK students. The Ottawa Public Health Unit created an excellent video reinforcing the importance of comprehensive eye exams, signs of potential vision problems, and a preview of vision screening. We have begun its senior kindergarten vision screening pilot and will provide vision … Read More

Is Your Child Ready for School?

February is kindergarten registration time.  It is the next step in your child’s learning journey. A child’s journey to school starts at the moment of birth.  Children learn by: Touching Hearing Tasting Seeing Smelling Moving Doing (one example is playing) Here are some important tips for parents to help children learn: Lots of love Talking and listening Play, play and … Read More