Description and Rationale:
Difficulties adjusting to changes in light may impact a student's ability to perform visual tasks.
Students with light sensitivity due to some diagnoses may have associated health risks; for example, students with oculocutaneous albinism may be at risk for skin damage or cancers.
Birth - 3 Years
Routine-based observation assesses any light sensitivity
Observation and child questioning assesses any light sensitivity
Observation and Student questioning assesses any light sensitivity concerns
Routine-based Observation and Student questioning assesses any light sensitivity concerns
Complete a parent, teacher, and/or caretaker interview along with observations.
Observe in a variety of settings with various lighting levels; include moving from one location to another.
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- References 11, 13, 14, 17, 22, 30