Care of Students with Conjunctivitis
CDC Conjunitivitis Homepage
Provides an overview in English and Spanish about causes and treatment options.
Pink Eye Poster
Provides symptoms and ways to prevent transmission, available in English and Spanish
healthychildren.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics resource
Conjunctivitis - American Optometric Association
Provides overview, symptoms, and care recommendations for prevention and treatment.
Color Deficiency (Color Blindness)
Color Deficiency or Blindness What Teachers, School Nurses, and Parents Should Know (NYSCSH 2/2021)
Provides background information on the impact of color deficiency on learning and a sample notification letter for parents/guardians.
Contact Lens Safety
Contact Lens Safety (FDA)
Provides multiple resources on contact safety and injuries caused by decorative lenses not prescribed by a health professional
Eye Injuries and Sports
Insurance Assistance/Ophthalmology Providers
A leading national volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.
Need assistance for low-income families with getting eye exams and/or glasses?
Contact: Prevent Blindness 1-800-331-2020 or firstname.lastname@example.org, ask for Tasha Lockridge
Financial assistance for vision exams or glasses. Use the Club Locator to find a local club near your community. Once you've located a club, click the envelope icon to send a message to the club.
Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinics
Listing of clinics in Albany, Buffalo, and NYC.
American Academy of Pediatrics Joint Statement-Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, and Vision
What is Vision Therapy
Information provided by Optometrists Network
- Screenings - Resource page with NYSED Vision Screening Guidelines and Notifications
Page Updated 2/13/23