In response to COVID-19 and the recent school announcements, the Vision and Hearing Screening Program events have been temporarily moved out of the schools.
We are still here to serve you and your children. Please call us at 804-545-0294 to learn more or schedule a screening event.

Amanda Durham

Program Manager

Taneka Washington-Jones

Taneka Washington-Jones is the Program Manager of MEDARVA’s Vision and Hearing Screening Program.¬† A graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Taneka has more than a decade of experience working with children, specifically early childhood education and early intervention. When asked about her passion, Taneka believes working with children and their families to help them gain access to services and resources they need is what drives her.¬† She is the proud mother of two young children and her hobbies include getting outdoors to enjoy good weather and making memories with her husband and children.

Nakia Gyebi

Screening Specialist

Nakia Gyebi


Nakia is a Vision and Hearing Specialist for the MEDARVA Vision & Hearing Screening Program with over a decade of successful experience in working with non-profit organizations. She has served adults with intellectual disabilities, assisting them with activities of daily living, and advocating for their human rights. In recent years, Nakia has been employed as a nationally certified Parents as Teachers Parent Educator for CHIP of Richmond where she taught parent education, family support and well-being, as well as school readiness to children and parents throughout the city. Nakia is a strong believer in linking school age children and families to early intervention services to ensure that they are healthy and ready to learn.

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