Utah - Preventive health screenings in MS—vision: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses vision screening.

Utah Administrative Code 384-201-4 Students Eligible for Free Screening

The following students in an LEA may receive free vision screenings to include: distance visual acuity and other age appropriate tests that may detect visual problems upon request.

(1) Students entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and any student age eight and under entering school for the first time in Utah;
(2) Vision screening may be conducted for all school age children in grades pre-kindergarten through 12. The UDOH and the Division recommend screening students every other year after pre-kindergarten and kindergarten screenings, to include grades 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 or 10 and annually for students with hearing impairment and any student referred by school personnel, parent or self to rule out vision as a reason for learning problems;

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