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Hearing screening test for all babies no later than 1 month of age

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Diagnostic evaluation by an audiologist no later than 3 months of age if baby did not pass hearing screening test

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Early intervention no later than 6 months of age if baby is diagnosed with a hearing loss
Family

Families

Information for families on newborn hearing screening and caring for babies and young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Information for families

Physicians

Physicians

Information on newborn hearing screening and follow-up of patients with potential or diagnosed hearing loss.

Information for physicians

Audiologists

Audiologists

Information on caring for patients with potential or diagnosed hearing loss, parent support, and reporting to the PA Dept. of Health.

Information for audiologists

Baby

Birth Facilities

Information on newborn hearing screening, parent education, and reporting to the PA Dept. of Health.

Information for birth facilities​

News

Updates

The upcoming EHDI National Meeting:  https://ehdimeeting.org/ We can announce the GBYS Statewide event when released by the Hands & Voices Chapter – Scheduled for February 2019

Practice Tools

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Guidelines for Pediatric Medical Home Providers Great chart summarizing the responsibilities of the pediatric medical home provider caring for

Parent Support

Guide By Your Side of Pennsylvania Hands and Voices Guide By Your Side of Pennsylvania (GBYS) is dedicated to supporting families and their infants and

Organizations

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Newborn Hearing Screening

Newborn Hearing Screening It’s Important to Have Your Baby’s Hearing Screened Information on when, how and why babies have a hearing screening test. What’s Your

Insurance

Medical Assistance/Medicaid Eligibility Handbook Medical Assistance Eligibility Handbook – look for chapter titled \Children with Special Needs\””  Medical Assistance and how to apply – PA