If you suspect that your child, or a child you are working with, might have a hearing or a vision losses, the following decision trees (based on age) can assist you in determining whether or not there is a dual sensory loss. The decision trees will prompt you with a question and will then proceed to additional questions based on the answer provided.

The decision trees were developed by Dr. Susan Wiley, a member of the OCDBE Advisory Board, who specializes in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

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If you would like a paper version of the decision tree, you can download a PDF file below.

Download Decision Tree: Risk Factors and Behaviors Suggesting a Possible Vision and/or Hearing Concerns in Young and School-aged Children

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