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  • Nearly 75% of the school day is spent in visual activities.
  • More than 80% of what we learn is through visual processing.
  • Between 17 and 25% of school age children have undetected and treatable vision problems that can interfere with learning.
  • 1 out of 5 children entering kindergarten have undetected vision problems that may hinder their ability to learn.
  • Vision disorders are the fourth most common disability in the United States.
  • Vision deficiencies in school age children are often misidentified as behavior or social problems, which sometimes puts a child into the wrong “treatment track” (often at taxpayer’s expense).
  • More than 75% of juvenile offenders have undetected and untreated vision problems.
  • Functional illiteracy among minority youths may run as high as 40%.