Imagine a child not being able to see the chalkboard or computer, having trouble reading a book, or even playing with his or her friends at school. If we could see the world through the eyes of a child that cannot see,
Our donors have brought color to the lives of our students! Will you color the next crayon? What color do you choose?
PBT has a goal of $15,000 to aid in the vision programs for our Texas children this school year. You can personally add color to a crayon with your donation and help our kids see all the colors!
$25 can distribute eye health education resources to classrooms and parents.
$50 can deliver a comprehensive eye screening for a student.
$125 can provide glasses to correct a child’s vision.
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Fact: Vision disability is one of the most prevalent disabling conditions among children.
Fact: The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that 80 percent of all learning during a child’s first 12 years comes through the eyes.
Fact: American children spend 17% more time on screens compared to 2019, averaging about 7-9 hours daily as opposed to just 4-5 hours before.
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Fact: The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends vision screening for all children at least once between age 3 and 5 years to detect amblyopia or risk factors for the disease.
Fact: Families at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level with children ages 3 to 6 have greater need but less access to effective vision care.
Help Your Student Enjoy the Solar Eclipse!
Get our Children’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Toolkit which includes a safe viewing fact sheet, solar eclipse fact sheet, a poster, activity notes, instructions, for activity stations to keep kids entertained while waiting on the big celestial show! Click here to request your Children’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Toolkit.