Does Visual Acuity Have an Effect on Children’s Educational Achievement?

Explores whether visual impairment is associated with educational performance for children in Peru

Abstract

This working paper explores whether mild or moderate levels of visual impairment are associated with educational performance for 7 and 8-year-old children in Peru.

Young Lives is an international study of childhood poverty, following the lives of 12,000 children in 4 countries (Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam) over 15 years. Young Lives is funded by the UK Department for International Development.

Citation

Cueto, Santiago, Javier Escobal, Juan Leon, Mary Penny (2017) Does Visual Acuity Have an Effect on Children’s Educational Achievement? Young Lives Working Paper 172. Oxford: Young Lives

Does Visual Acuity Have an Effect on Children’s Educational Achievement?

Published 1 October 2017