Lisa Parlett will tell you the Parent Child Development Corporation saved her granddaughter’s sight.
A potentially serious problem went undetected until the girl received a vision screening through the nonprofit’s Head Start program last fall, Parlett said.
“If it had not been picked up it could have cost a lot of her vision,” she said.
Parlett’s experience illustrates how Parent Child Development Corporation isn’t just concerned with child education, but also with the medical and emotional well-being of Tidewater families, executive director Verlane Mack said.
Founded in 1971, Parent Child Development Corporation began as an organization focused on adult literacy....