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Hearing and Vision Screening

A Certified Hearing and Vision Technician provide screenings for school and pre-school age children to identify children who may have a possible vision or hearing problem.

Impaired vision in children can seriously affect the learning and can contribute to the development of emotional and behavioral problems

A hearing impairment interferes with development of normal speech and communication, which can also lead to educational failure. Early detection and medical treatment insures a better chance of successfully correcting the hearing problem.

  • Testing sites at school locations
  • Children 3 1/2 to 5 years old are screened in the Summer before Kindergarten
  • An ENT physician conducts clinics for children who fail the hearing screening.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Pre-school age children 3 1/2 - 5 years
  • School-age children based on State established testing guidelines
  • Home schooled children

Fees:

  • No Fee

Contact for an appointment or more information:

  • Dickinson-Iron District Health Department (906) 774-1868 or (906) 265-9913

Other Information:

 
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