accordance with Ohio Law, all students entering kindergarten or first grade for
the first time will receive hearing & vision screening. Graham Elementary and Middle School will
conduct screenings for each student in August, September & October.
Why is it important to have your child’s hearing screened?
is important for speech, language development, reading and learning
hearing screening can detect if your child needs further hearing testing.
if your child has passed a hearing screening previously, their hearing can
problems can be related to medical problems.
loss is invisible and child may appear to be not paying attention. Hearing
screening will consist of the following test:
- Screening of hearing acuity.
is it important to have your child's vision screened?
identify if your child has vision problems or might be at risk for vision
problems. Vision screening will consist of any of the following tests:
Distance Visual Acuity.
Deficit test (males only).
vision screening provides only a snapshot of how your child performs on the day
the test was ad-ministered and is not a substitute for a complete eye exam by
an optometrist or ophthalmologist.
you do not wish to have your child screened, please send a signed written
statement to the effect that you do not wish to have your child screened.
will only receive results if your child did not pass the screening and needs a
more in-depth exam by a specialist.
Please direct any questions to the school’s front office at 614-253-4000.
Valerie Hessler, RN, BSN
Graham Elementary and Middle School