All Head Start and Early Head Start children (above 9 months of age) will receive a vision screening within the first 45 days of the child’s first day of school using the Pediavision Screening Instrument. Parents will be notified of results. Follow up plans will be developed by the Health and Nutrition Consultant with input from Optometrists and medical providers.
This policy complies with Head Start Performance Standards 45 CFR Section 1304.20.
It was approved by Policy Council in January 2013.
Updated 08/09/2005. August 2009. January 2013. July 2013
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