WHEREAS, Children’s Vision and Learning Month serves to educate parents, teachers, and the general public about the importance of vision and proper eye care in the success of each child; and
WHEREAS, vision plays a vital role in allowing Colorado’s children to read and
WHEREAS, as many as one in four school-age children has vision problems, and vision problems are the most common handicapping condition among children; and
WHEREAS, the State of Colorado recognizes the importance of education in the lives of its children, and encourages parents to have their children screened for vision
problems in order to maximize their potential in the classroom;
Therefore, I, John W. Hickenlooper, Governor of the State of Colorado, do hereby proclaim August 2014,
CHILDREN’S VISION AND LEARNING MONTH
GIVEN under my hand and the
Executive Seal of the State of
Colorado, this first day of
John W. Hickenlooper
See proclamation Childrens Vision and Hearing Month 2014
Founder and co-owner of Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, Dr. Lynn Hellerstein is the author of an award-winning book series, SEE IT. SAY IT.DO IT!
Dynamic and engaging, Dr. Hellerstein is a popular speaker nationally and internationally.