“Coming Into Focus”…February 2019 ENews

Glasses

“Coming Into Focus”

We recently discovered that one of our DDH children, a kindergartner, was having trouble with his vision. He was referred by his teachers to the school system for special vision testing. He failed that vision test and the tester encouraged his mom to take him to an optometrist for further testing. The optometrist told her that nothing was wrong with his eyes!

Of course we were befuddled and hardly knew what to think. After looking at the little boy's insurance, we realized that he would have to wait another six months before he could be tested again. Knowing that he needed more immediate attention, we took him to another optometrist and the Dorothy Day House paid for the examination. That examination revealed a problem and he was sent to get glasses.

Read more in our Enews here https://conta.cc/2EfinLv