Scoliosis Screening for ALL 7th and 8th Graders



    • It is Georgia State Law that 7th and 8th Graders be screened for scoliosis.


    • If your student has yearly well visits with a physician, they are already being screened for scoliosis by their doctor and it is not necessary for them to be screened by the school.  Also, some students are already under a doctor's care for  the treatment of scoliosis. If you do not want your child screened for scoliosis, you MUST fill out the scoliosis waiver form and turn the form into the school nurse.

                  Scoliosis Waiver Form English            Scoliosis Waiver Form Spanish


    • It is recommended that you watch the Scoliosis Screening video below, with your child, so they know what to expect. ALL students will have to remove their shirts. It is recommended that girls wear a bra or sports bra on the day of the screening. The letter below includes further instructions of what to expect and what to wear the on day of the screening. 


         Scoliosis Video


           Scoliosis Letter

           Scoliosis Letter SPANISH version



    If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at 770-781-4889 X 290120 or email me at f39018@forsyth.k12.ga.us


Last Modified on May 26, 2021