State law addresses hearing screening.
Ohio Revised Code 3313.673 Screening of beginning pupils for special learning needs.
(A)Except as provided in division (B) of this section, prior to the first day of November of the school year in which a pupil is enrolled for the first time in either kindergarten or first grade, the pupil shall be screened for hearing, vision, speech and communications, and health or medical problems and for any developmental disorders.
Ohio Revised Code 3313.69 Hearing and visual tests of school children - exemptions.
The board of education or board of health providing a system of medical and dental inspection of school children, as authorized by section 3313.68 of the Revised Code, shall include in such inspection tests to determine the existence of hearing and visual defects in school children. The methods of making such tests and the testing devices to be used shall be such as are approved by the department of health.
Ohio Revised Code 3313.71 Examinations and diagnoses by school physician.
School physicians may make examinations, which shall include tests to determine the existence of hearing defects, and diagnoses of all children referred to them.