Maximum Available Desk-to-Eye Distance for Students in Grades One and Two:
Regional Norms and Statistical Comparison to Distance Used for Near Point Screening
Author's current address:
Dr. Betty Ward, Educational Consultant
403 FM Road 2453
Royse City, Texas
This is a preliminary posting of the Doctoral Thesis for Dr. Betty Ward, Ph.D. on standards for visual screening for glasses and prescriptions for corrective lenses for school-age children. Our apologies for the formatting problems: we are in the process of converting the original documents to electronic form.
Keywords: vision screening, visual adaptation, elementary school
classroom desks and furniture, reading difficulties, reading disabilities,
opthamology standards, desk-to-eye distance, children's reading distance
Complete Thesis: PDF (scan 1).
Complete Thesis: PDF (scan 2).
HTML (PDF) Preface
HTML (PDF) Chapter I: Introduction
HTML (PDF)Chapter II: Review of the Literature
HTML (PDF) Chapter III: Methodology
HTML (PDF) Chapter IV: Data Analysis and Results
HTML (PDF) Chapter V: Summary, Findings, Discussion, Conclusions, Implications, and Recommendations
HTML (PDF) References
HTML (PDF) Appendices