Visual Impairment for Teens
When one or more parts of the eye or brain that are needed to process images become diseased or damaged, severe or total loss of vision can occur. Read all about visual impairment.
Visual Impairments Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about visual impairments, and how to help students with vision problems succeed in school.
Sight, Speech & Hearing for Teens
This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's ability to see, speak, or hear.
CP Resources for Educators - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Fact sheets on some of the issues that affect kids with cerebral palsy in the classroom and at home.
Blindness for Kids
Kids who can't see, or can't see well, learn to live without using their eyes. To learn more about visual impairment and what causes it, read our article for kids.
Special Health Needs for Teens
Managing your medical care can be more complicated when you have a health condition, so it's more important than ever to know what to do. Find out here.
Factsheets (for Educators) - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom, and offer quick tips on teaching strategies to help students succeed in school. Each factsheet features links to related resources for kids, teens, and their parents, as well as additional resources for teachers.
Hearing Impairments Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about hearing impairments, and how to help students who have one succeed in school.
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Parents
Some kids may be eligible for individualized education programs in public schools, free of charge. Understanding how to access these services can help you be an effective advocate for your child.
Cerebral Palsy Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about cerebral palsy, and teaching strategies to help students with CP succeed in school.