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Statewide eyesight preschooler screening (StEPS)

 

Overview

The Statewide eyesight preschooler screening (StEPS) program is a free vision screening program available for all four year old children in New South Wales (NSW). The program is an initiative of NSW Health which recommends vision screening before starting school.

Screening is available at:

A consent form is required to be completed and returned.

The program does not offer a full diagnostic assessment.  Any concerns about a child's vision is recommended to be tested fully by an eye health professional.

Contacts

Contact details for StEPS coodrinators in each Local Health District in NSW are listed in the contact details link below.

Links

 
Last updated: 23 May 2014
 
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