State law addresses hearing screening.
Illinois Administrative Code 77-675.110 Frequency of Screening
b) Hearing screening services shall be provided annually for all school age children who are in grades K (kindergarten), 1, 2, and 3; are in any special education class; have been referred by a teacher; or are transfer students. These screening services shall be provided in all public, private, and parochial schools. Hearing screening is recommended in grades 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12.
Illinois Compiled Statutes 410-205-3 Child Vision and Hearing Test Act
Sec. 3. Vision and hearing screening services shall be administered to all children as early as possible, but no later than their first year in any public or private education program, licensed day care center or residential facility for children with disabilities; and periodically thereafter, to identify those children with vision or hearing impairments or both so that such conditions can be managed or treated. (Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
Vision & Hearing
Site addresses hearing screenings for school age children grades kindergarten, first, second and third; are in special education class; have been referred by a teacher; or are transfer students.