R9-13-102 


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R9-13-102. Hearing Screening Population

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A.      A school administrator shall ensure that the following students have a hearing screening each school year:

1.       A student enrolled in preschool, kindergarten, or grade 1, 2, 6, or 9;

2.       A student enrolled in grade 3, 4, or 5, unless there is written documentation that the student had a hearing screening in or after grade 2;

3.       A student enrolled in grade 7 or 8, unless there is written documentation that the student had a hearing screening in or after grade 6;

4.       A student enrolled in grade 10, 11, or 12 unless there is written documentation that the student had a hearing screening in or after grade 9;

5.       A student receiving special education; and

6.       A student who failed a second hearing screening in the prior school year.

B.      A school administrator shall ensure that a student has a hearing screening at the request of the student, the student's parent, a schoolteacher, a school nurse, a school psychologist, an audiologist, a physician, a primary care practitioner, a speech language pathologist, or Department staff.

C.      A hearing screening is not required if a:

1.       Student is age 16 years or over;

2.       Student's parent objects in writing to the screening as allowed under A.R.S. 36-899.04;

3.       Written diagnosis or evaluation from an audiologist states that a student is deaf or hard of hearing; or

4.       Student has a hearing aid, an assistive listening device, or a cochlear implant.

D.      In addition to meeting the requirements in subsections (A) and (B), a school administrator shall ensure that a student who meets the criteria specified in State Board of Education rule R7-2-401 has a hearing screening required under R7-2-401.

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05/17/2006