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PDFWAC 246-760-020

Frequency for schools to screen children.

(1) A school shall conduct auditory and distance vision and near vision acuity screening of children:
(a) In kindergarten and grades one, two, three, five, and seven; and
(b) Showing symptoms of possible loss in auditory or visual acuity and who are referred to the district by parents, guardians, school staff, or student self-report.
(2) If resources are available, a school may:
(a) Expand vision screening to any other grade;
(b) Conduct other optional vision screenings at any grade using evidence-based screening tools and techniques; or
(c) Expand vision screening to other grades and conduct optional vision screenings as outlined in (a) and (b) of this subsection.
(3) If resources permit, schools shall annually conduct auditory screening for children at other grade levels.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.020. WSR 17-03-009, § 246-760-020, filed 1/4/17, effective 7/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.200. WSR 02-20-079, § 246-760-020, filed 9/30/02, effective 10/31/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-760-020, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.31.030. WSR 87-22-010 (Order 306), § 248-148-021, filed 10/26/87.]
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