Color Blindness Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teacher should know about color blindness and how to help students who have it.
Word! Cone for Kids
Cones are tiny cells in the back of the eye that are sensitive to light and help you see.
Visual Impairment for Teens
When one or more parts of the eye or brain that are needed to process images become diseased or damaged, severe or total loss of vision can occur. Read all about visual impairment.
Albinism for Teens
Humans, animals, and even plants can have albinism, a condition that gives people a kind of pale appearance. Find out more about albinism here.
Factsheets for Educators
These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom.
Factsheets (for Educators) for Parents
These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom, and offer quick tips on teaching strategies to help students succeed in school. Each factsheet features links to related resources for kids, teens, and their parents, as well as additional resources for teachers.
Eyes for Parents
The eyes are small compared with most of the body's other organs, but their structure is incredibly complex. Learn more about eyes, vision, and common problems with both.
Eyes for Teens
Although your eyes are small, their structure is incredibly complex. Find out how they work in this body basics article.
Retinopathy of Prematurity for Parents
Retinopathy of prematurity, which can happen in premature babies, causes abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina. Some children will need surgery to prevent vision loss or blindness.
Retinitis Pigmentosa for Parents
Retinitis pigmentosa is a genetic condition that leads to vision loss over time.