This fact sheet can help staff and families learn more about evidence-based hearing screening practices and follow-up.
Regular health screenings are an opportunity for early detection and treatment of health issues. This is essential in making sure children are growing and developing as they should. Explore these resources to learn more about different types of health screenings, including vision, hearing, lead, and well-child visits.
View this webinar recording to learn about the benefits of hearing screening and how to prepare families for their child’s hearing screening at Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
View this video to learn more about how staff and families can be empowered partners in children’s vision and eye health. Learn how to use Small Steps for Big Vision: An Eye Health Information Tool Kit.
Explore this collection of resources to learn about best practices for hearing and vision screening. Discover strategies to use when talking with families about hearing and vision screening procedures as well as follow-up.
Explore these resources about vision screening best practices. Resources here also explore strategies to use when talking with families about vision screening procedures and follow-up.
This introductory webinar will help you determine when to conduct hearing screening and how to measure success. Learn what hearing screening is and why it is important.
Vision screening throughout early childhood is important to identify and ensure treatment of vision disorders. This resource provides important information about vision screening and eye health for toddlers.
Lead screening detects the risk for lead poisoning by measuring the amount of lead in the blood. Lead poisoning can cause serious injury to children. Health managers, staff, and disability coordinators can review this sheet for basic facts about lead and lead screening. Staff may find it useful in supporting positive health and developmental outcomes for children.
It can be a challenge to meet the lead screening requirements. Learn about strategies that programs can use to meet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) lead screening directive.
Learn about the importance of vision screening and its impact on vision development.