TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER j: VISION AND HEARING
PART 685 VISION SCREENING
SECTION 685.140 SCREENING BATTERY FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND DIFFICULT TO TEST CHILDREN


 

Section 685.140  Screening Battery for Preschool Children and Difficult to Test Children

 

The screening battery for preschool children, three years and older, and Kindergarten grade children shall consist of:

 

a)         Observation of the child (appearance, behavior, complaint).

 

b)         Instrument screening using any one of the following tests:

 

1)         Stereoscopic instrument screening using the Michigan Preschool Test at far point.

 

2)         Stereoscopic instrument screening using the HOTV test at far point.

 

3)         Distance instrument screening using the Good-Lite Insta-Line HOTV test.

 

c)         The preschool screening battery and procedures may be utilized when screening difficult to test children, including children who are developmentally disabled, etc.

 

d)         Preschool children, age 3 and 4, shall be screened with 20/40 targets. Five year old and Kindergarten grade children shall be screened with 20/30 targets.

 

e)         Photoscreening, using the MTI camera, may be conducted for children under three years of age and for older children who can not be screened with stereoscopic or distance tests.

 

(Source:  Added at 23 Ill. Reg. 4278, effective March 26, 1999)