Below are your FAQs, the most frequently asked questions we receive, with responses, of course. Questions concern SchoolScreener®, any of the products or usage situations, managing screening programmes and using the associated data.
If your question is not one of those FAQs highlighted below, please contact us without delay, we’re always delighted to help!
Each SchoolScreener® Vision Screening Kit contains the following:
The vision screening kit will be dispatched within 2 working days of order. Additional sets of screening kit are available for a charge. For current prices, please contact us.
SchoolScreener® – for vision, hearing, immunisation and BMI screening for the NCMP. The software manages entire, district-wide screening processes. For vision screening this includes the measuring of visual acuity, performing a blur test for hypermetropia and tests for vision. In regards to hearing screening, the software generates customised letters for parents, manages the referral pathway and generates management and audit reports. It uses a combination of software loaded onto a laptop and a cloud-based back-end for co-ordinating screening across multiple sites. Additional tests can be added (stereopsis and fixation disparity, for example) as can additional data fields if required.
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No, there is no limit.
We use the Neitz Test (University of Washington; Professor Jay Neitz). This consists of using the printed Neitz Test card with the screener clicking on the screen according to the child’s response. The software analyses the outcome and reports back. We chose the Neitz test because no common standard for colour representation on computer screens exists. We have worked closely with Professor Neitz to deliver the testing within SchoolScreener®.
Additional interfaces exist for older children and adults. New interfaces and languages are being added regularly. If you have a particular requirements (age group, ethnicity or style) please email us and we are happy to consider adding any new ideas.
The data is uploaded from an Excel or CSV file. This is suitable for most systems. If you require further integration, this is done via our API. Please contact us with your requirements.
Department of Optometry, City, University of London (England) by a team lead by Professor David Thomson, Life Fellow, The College of Optometrists
For vision screening, you get a Vision Screening Kit for each school. The standard vision screening kit for SchoolScreener® Vision contains the following:
IN ADDITION, if you intend to test color vision we will include 2 x Neitz Color Vision test charts.
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