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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 III)

Posted: May 31st, 2011

Six to Eight Months  Most babies start crawling during this time, further developing eye-body coordination. They learn to judge distances and set visual goals, seeing something and moving to get it. Their sudden freedom allows for many new experiences and the rapid development of visual...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

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Posted: September 12th, 2011

In Celebration of National Breastfeeding Week Please join in the fun to supportBreastfeeding Challenge EventSaturday, October 1, 2011Vancouver Island Regional Library1240 Shoppers Row, Campbell River10:30-11:00 a.m.   Story Time for All and Registration11:00  Challenge Event11:15 – 12:00 noon  ...more

National Family Week 2011

Posted: October 3rd, 2011

“In a world that is always moving far to quickly, family, is where we recharge our batteries, where we can find and renew ourselves.”    -- Michaelle Jean Governor General National Family Week offers a time to reflect, however fleetingly, on the abiding importance of family.  This year’s theme ...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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