Illinois - Preventive health screenings in MS—vision: Standards

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State law addresses vision screening.

Illinois Administrative Code Title 77 Section 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.
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