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- You probably have an eye doctor who comes to the elementary schools to do vision screenings during a certain time of the year. Ask that person if they would be willing to work with a child for a reduced fee.
- In Parke County, we have several churches that provide assistance to children for medical needs. There may be some in [your area] that might help
- With parent permission, you and another staff member, take the child to a cheap vision place in [your town]. Dr. Tavel or something for $69.
- Sometimes calling local ophthalmologists helps. They sometimes have services to help out.
- Check with your local Tri-Kappa group and/or the Community Foundation.
- Call 211 to see if there are other resources
- American Legion, ladies clubs [can sometimes] help
- La Porte Lions Club. The following link should help you: http://jasperlionsclub.org/
- If the [school] nurse is a member of the National Association of School Nurses – they have vouchers available for students. You could also contact the Dept of Health as they might have resources.
- Lens Crafters has a program if there is a local store nearby someone there can help you
- We were able to get help through our town trustees
- Many times if you can find an eye doctor (esp. on who is a parent or alum of your school) you can get them to help with the exam
- We have a community foundation in Hendricks county that funds them
- Sometimes other service organizations &/or churches have funds to use at their discretion.
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