Health Service Region 11 Vision, Hearing and Speech Services

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Vision Statement:

Our vision is to help children reach their ultimate potential for success in life through efforts directed toward the early identification and assessment of vision and hearing problems.

Purpose:

To provide educational workshops throughout Public Health Region 11 to different agency personnel that certify them to do standardized vision and hearing screening, referral and follow up to specialists, proper recording of screening results, and accurate reporting to the Texas Department of Health Central Office.

Activities:

  • To plan, develop, and schedule vision and hearing certification workshops throughout PHR - 11 serving public, private, parochial or denominational schools as well as child care facilities in the region.
  • To audit, evaluate, and monitor vision and hearing screening techniques used in the above settings.

Lucy Cortez, M.Ed.
Program Manager

Last updated February 23, 2011