Guest 1: Janet Hughes, advocate for children’s vision.
Children’s Vision Foundation
Topic: Raising the standards for eye care.
Issues: The critical difference between vision screenings and eye exams—and why screenings often miss serious problems; the importance of good vision in school and elsewhere (academic learning is 80% visual).
Guest 2: Darryl Shue, representative of the Military Family Network
Topic: Military families
Issues: Special concerns of families facing deployment; the challenges of staying in touch across time and distance; resources that can help support deployed servicemembers and their families; special concerns of reservists and Guard troops.