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  1. Who should carry out the screening?
  2. Why is Screening Children So Important?
  3. Why do children need vision screenings?
  4. Who is ... ?
  5. What happens if a student does not pass the screening... ?
  6. When is ... ?

Who should carry out the screening ?

Screening practitioners should be limited to:

1. Audiologist holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and state licensure where applicable.

2. Speech-Language Pathologist holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language HEaring Association and state licensure where applicable.

3. Support personnel under supervision of a certified audiologist.

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Why is Screening Children So Important?

While only an eye care professional can diagnose and treat a vision problem, screening helps find children who are in need of a full eye exam. Vision problems affect 1 in 20 pre-schoolers. They also affect 1 in 4 school-age children. Yet, over 80% of preschool and school-age children never receive an eye exam. Children often do not know when they are not seeing properly. Without early detection and treatment, children's vision problems can lead to:

  • permanent vision loss
     
  • learning difficulties and
     
  • delayed development
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Why do children need vision screenings?

Young children with vision problems often do not know that the way they see the world is not the way everyone sees it. Yet vision problems affect one in 20 preschoolers. They also affect one in four school children. Without early detection and treatment, children's vision problems can lead to:

permanent vision loss                       learning difficulties

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What happens if a student does not pass the screening?

1. The student should be reinstructed, earphones repositioned, and rescreened in the same session. 

2.  If the student does not pass the rescreening, he or she be referred for audiologic assessment.

3.  Hearing status of referred students should be confirmed within one moth, and no later than 3 months, after initial screening.

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