State law addresses vision screening.
Illinois Administrative Code 77-685.110 Frequency of Screening
a) Vision screening services shall be provided annually for:
- 1) All preschool children 3 years of age (or older) in any public or private educational program or licensed child-care facility.
- 2) All school age children who are in kindergarten, second and eighth grades; in all special education classes; referred by teachers; and transfer students. Vision screening is recommended in grades 4, 6, 10 and 12. Such screening services shall be provided in all public, independent, private and parochial schools.
School Eye Examinations Information Sheet
Document addresses vision screenings for all children enrolling in kindergarten in a public, private, or parochial school and any student enrolling for the first time in a public, private, or parochial school.
Vision & Hearing
Site addresses vision screenings for school age children in kindergarten, second and eighth grades; are in special education class; have been referred by a teacher; or are transfer students.