TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER j: VISION AND HEARING
PART 675 HEARING SCREENING
SECTION 675.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 675.20 Definitions
As used in this Part:
"Act" means the Child Vision and Hearing Test Act [410 ILCS 205].
"Audiological Review" means a review of hearing screening results by an audiologist.
"Audiologist" means any person licensed to provide audiology services as provided in the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act [225 ILCS 110].
"Calibration Check" means a listening and visual observation and an electro-acoustic evaluation of the audiometer to include frequency count, attenuator linearity, and earphone sound pressure level output.
"Certified Hearing Screening Technician" means a person who has successfully completed the requirements of the training, written examination and practicum evaluation provided through the Department and who holds a valid Hearing Screening Technician Certificate issued by the Department.
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
"Educational Screening" means a review of the student's current grade placement; classroom functioning level; achievement scores; teachers' ratings of classroom performance regarding attention and concentration, reading, arithmetic, spelling, oral language and written language skills; and teachers' descriptions of oral and written language performance, ability to hear in the classroom, and speech development.
"Hearing Screening Services" means on-going programs of: community education regarding the identification, prevention, cause, nature and effects of hearing impairments, program planning, management, evaluation, reporting, identification audiometry, referral, and follow-up procedures.
"Physician" means any person licensed to practice medicine in all its branches as provided in the Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 60].
(Source: Amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 4956, effective March 20, 2000)