This document details almost 40 syndromes that impact vision, some of which impact hearing as well. “A syndrome is a group of symptoms that occur together and may affect the whole body or any of its parts.” Many times we hear only about the visual impairment that a student has, and possibly the name of a syndrome. This document can help begin the process of learning the broader implications that a young person may experience with the diagnosis of a particular syndrome. The document covers information on general characteristics of the syndrome as well as specifics about ocular involvement with each syndrome.
Learn about almost 40 syndromes that impact vision, some of which impact hearing as well.