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Is your business child and family friendly?

Posted: December 8th, 2011

Coastal Eyecare was thrilled to receive the 2010 Family Friendly Business of the Year for 2010. Since that time we have been asked questions such as, “How did you create a Family Friendly business” and “What can I do to make sure my business is Family Friendly?” I realized that many businesses...more

Keep it Simple

Posted: October 26th, 2011

From the time of conception, new parents have entered an arena of product and information bombardment somewhat resembling a game of third grade dodge ball. Product names, programs, authors, research and gimmicks are hurled at every turn, in effort to win over parents who are keen to do everything...more

Learning to See – How Vision Develops

Posted: May 24th, 2011

Newborns have all the eye structures necessary to see, but they haven’t learned to use them yet. Infants' vision begins to develop at birth. Babies spend much of their early weeks and months of life learning how to see--developing such skills as focusing, teaming their eye movements, recognizing...more

Learning to See – How Vision Develops (Part IV)

Posted: June 1st, 2011

Eight to Twelve Months  Babies can now judge distances well. Eye/hand/body coordination allows them to grasp and throw objects fairly accurately. Perception skills such as visual memory and visual discrimination help babies make sense of their exciting new world. The integration of their vision...more

Learning to See – How Vision Develops (Part V)

Posted: June 2nd, 2011

Toddlers and Preschoolers   Children’s vision continues to develop throughout their preschool years. As toddlers, it is important for them to continue development of eye/hand/body coordination, eye teaming, and depth perception. Stacking building blocks, rolling a ball back and forth, coloring,...more

MAY IS SPEECH AND HEARING MONTH

Posted: May 17th, 2011

Do you know a child who is two years old and only using a few words? Do you know a child who is three years old and very difficult to understand?  If so, you might know a child with speech and/or language difficulties. Now is the time to get more information, since May is Speech and Hearing Month...more

MAY IS SPEECH AND HEARING MONTH

Posted: May 7th, 2012

Do you know a child who is two years old and only using a few words? Do you know a child who is three years old and very difficult to understand? If so, you might know a child with speech and/or language difficulties. Now is the time to get more information, since May is Speech and Hearing Month....more

New Deal for Families

Posted: June 23rd, 2011

There is a silent generational crisis in Canada, one that we ignore because we are distracted by stale political debates. This 7 minute video invites listeners to refocus attention. It makes clear that the generation raising young kids today receives a bad deal, and proposes a New Deal for...more

New Deal for Families

Posted: November 2nd, 2011

Canada has become a country in which it is far harder to raise a young family, even though the country’s economy has doubled in size since the mid-1970’s, producing on average an extra $35,000 per household.  Despite this additional prosperity, the average household income for young Canadian...more

Notice

Posted: March 6th, 2012

Notice how children are unique in the way they grow and develop. Notice the amazing achievements children make in the early years when the brain is growing so quickly. Notice the powerful effect that loving relationships, encouraging talk and stimulating experiences have on learning in the early...more
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