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Visual Impairment

Our team sees children with known visual impairment and developmental concerns.
Your team

Who are we?

Your team can include a developmental pediatricianBoywithairplane.jpgpsychologist, a speech-language pathologist, a nurse clinician, an occupational therapist, a physiotherapist, a recreation therapist, a social worker, an audiologists and vision consultants. We also work closely with ophthalmologists


What do we do?

We:

  • help you understand your child’s vision loss and how that may affect your child’s learning and development needs
  • provide assessments to identify ways to assist your child to develop to his or her full potential
  • work with you and your community team members to develop a plan to support your child’s development
  • help provide resources, consultation, and information that will guide you as your child grows

Your appointment

Please arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of your appointment time and check in with our receptionist at the main entrance on Slocan street.


Please bring any equipment your child uses to all appointments, for example:

  • eyeglasses
  • hearing aids and spare batteries
  • communication device
  • white cane

If your child takes regular medication (such as for ADHD), be sure he or she takes the dose as usual unless you are told not to.

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