August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

KidSight wants to encourage parents to add, “get my child’s eyes checked” to their back to school list, this year. Ensuring that your child has healthy vision can also ensure that they have a successful school year. When 80% of learning occurs through the eyes,...

The Visual Demands of Hockey

The Visual Demands of Hockey

Hockey is such a dynamic sport that almost all skills require good vision. Due to the quick nature of the sport and quick changes from offense to defense, all players need good visual skills to succeed. KidSight screenings can help detect vision issues that may effect...

KidSight Hosts Two AmeriCorps VISTA Members

KidSight Hosts Two AmeriCorps VISTA Members

KidSight is excited to announce that we have been approved as a host agency for 2 full-time VISTA members! AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty. KidSight will provide the supervision and support to members who commit to a 1-year...

Volunteer Spotlight: Marlene Payne

Volunteer Spotlight: Marlene Payne

Lion Marlene Payne is a charter member of the Carl Junction Lions Club. She has served as a Volunteer Assistant at KidSight screenings for many years. In the summer of 2017, Lion Marlene was trained and began serving as a Volunteer Technician. Marlene joked "I was...