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Is my son colourblind?

Life, Noah, Family

Long time no see blog and readers. I feel like I apologise for that in every post and then promise to do better, but clearly I'm not getting any better so we'll just have to wait and see when I lift my fingers next time to make a new post. I have a question for any parent out there; has anyone any experience with suspecting your toddler to be colourblind? I am going through that right now, not that it will matter or make any difference at this point but it would be good to know. Some men in my family are colourblind; my brother, my grandfather and probably someone else that I can't really think of right now, so that is one of the reasons I have my suspicions. I remember as a child, I'd always ask my brother which colour is which just to see what he'd say, and he always mixed up green and red. Noah might still be so young that it is too early to tell for sure, but for the past half a year we have been practicing colours, and he is great at it. Now he can point out straight away what's blue, yellow, black, white, pink, he can point out any colour and he is never wrong, except for when it comes to red and green, he will call them blue, every single time. It doesn't matter the shade, or if it is a car or a shirt or something else that he talks about, if they're red or green, he tells me they are blue.

Is it too early to tell and it is possible that he is just gets confused at the age of two? Or are these clear signs of him being colourblind? What do you guys think?



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