See, Hear, Speak: Are Kids’ Senses Ready for School?

When setting off for kindergarten or first grade, a child may feel prepared with a backpack loaded with crayons, pencils and paper. But a good start in the classroom depends on more than just school supplies. Healthy hearing, vision, speech and language are key to success at school. If a child has problems in these areas, the sooner they’re spotted, the better they can be treated.
Source: News from the National Eye Institute (NEI)