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Screening Guide for Usher Syndrome

Screening Guide for Usher Syndrome

This kit was designed specifically to help school personnel in conducting screenings for Usher syndrome. Usher syndrome is a genetic condition that involves hearing loss, which may range in severity from mild to profound. It also includes a type of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), which is a progressive loss of vision. This kit provides information on Usher syndrome, how to conduct a screening, the actual forms needed to conduct a screening, guidelines on next steps after the screening, resource materials, and a contact list of state and national resources.

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SOURCE ARTICLE:  Florida Department of Education