Introduction

In modern society there is a heightened awareness of the needs and development of children. Previous generations of children just grew up and coped. Or didn't. Or thrived. Now parents are made to be more aware by the ever-increasing demands of especially school systems. The availability of technology to children is changing the natural order of development. Social media are opening our eyes to different challenges.
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My child needs glasses. Now what?

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