(Excerpt from a Richmond Times Dispatch article) Nearly 1 in 3 Richmond Public Schools students are in school with untreated eye problems. A local nonprofit organization is working to address that.Chesterfield County-based Conexus has given vision screenings to more than 21,000 city students since 2015, referring 32 percent of them for further testing — a […]
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Lee Ware, Virginia Delegate“Having spent three decades teaching History and Government to young people, naturally the wellbeing of our children in school is of immense importance to me. How well children can read can determine the quality of their learning, and poor vision is by definition an impediment to reading. Consequently, I admire—and support—Conexus in […]
Thanks to a donation from the Danville Host Lions Club, Conexus’ technology based comprehensive children’s vision program, VisioCheck, will be delivered to about 650 preschool and kindergarten students in Danville Public Schools and Head Start programs this week. Click HERE for the WSET story.
Yesterday, Conexus was again featured on Richmond’s Channel 8 Showcase, in a segment sponsored by Haley Buick GMC to highlight our mission and our Kids 20/20 Campaign. We are grateful to Haley for their support of our mission and for their help in raising awareness of the importance of children’s vision to their success in […]