Hearing and Vision Program

The Hearing and Vision program provides free screening to all Washtenaw County children under age of 21 and to special education students up to age 26. Screenings are done in public, private and charter schools and preschools and in the office by appointment. The program also provides a free otology clinic for children identified during screening as having a hearing difficulty.   

Screenings in the office are by appointment only. 

Please call (734) 544-6786 to schedule.



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Hearing and Vision Screenings

Public Health Technicians conduct hearing and vision screening in all area schools free of charge and according to the following schedule and conditions. They also screen students based on referrals from teachers, parents, nurses or physicans.

Vision screening includes testing for visual acuity, farsightedness, ability to use two eyes together and symptoms of eye problems. Hearing screenings are done with an audiometer and other equipment based on the child's needs. 

Hearing and Vision Screening

  • Preschoolers
  • Students in kindergarten
  • Students in first grade
  • Students new to Michigan
  • Special education students 

Vision Screening Only

  • Students in grades 3, 5, 7 and 9

Hearing Screening Only

  • Students in grades 2 and 4


This page is maintained by Julie Stafford and was last updated on 4/11/13

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