TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER j: VISION AND HEARING
PART 685 VISION SCREENING
SECTION 685.130 SCREENING BATTERY FOR SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN
Section 685.130 Screening Battery for School Age Children
The screening battery for school age children, grades 1 - 12, shall consist of:
a) Observation of the child (appearance, behavior, complaint).
b) Stereoscopic instrument screening using the Massachusetts Battery of tests presented in the following order:
1) A test for muscle balance (phoria) at near and far points, in the binocular mode;
2) A test for visual acuity at far point, in the monocular mode; and
3) A test for excessive farsightedness (hyperopia) at far point, in the monocular mode.
c) The Pediatric Color Discrimination Test may also be presented, at far point in the binocular mode, and prior to the hyperopia test; this test should be conducted at second grade.
d) The BRL (Both Right and Left) Test, at near and far points in the binocular mode, may be conducted in lieu of the Massachusetts Battery, for junior and senior high school students.
e) School age children shall be screened with 20/30 targets.
(Source: Added at 23 Ill. Reg. 4278, effective March 26, 1999)