Vision & Hearing Screening

  • Woodridge School District 68 provides vision and hearing screenings annually for students at the state-mandated grade levels, as designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health:

     

    Vision screening is required annually on all children in special education (including speech), children new to the district, and teacher/parent referrals. Annual vision screening is also required for the following grade levels:

    • Preschool, kindergarten, 2nd, and 8th grades

     

    Hearing screening is required annually on all children in special education (including speech), children new to the district, teacher/parent referrals and students having a known or suspected hearing loss. Annual hearing screening is also required for the following grade levels:

    • Preschool, kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades

     

    These mandated screenings will begin in October of 2019. The District Nurse and vision and hearing technician also do vision and hearing screenings throughout the school year as needed.

students having vision and hearing tested
Vision & Hearing Screening Dates for 2019-2020