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Here are two parent brochures that can be used by birth facilities if they do not have their own:

1) General information on newborn hearing screening,  "Can Your Baby Hear: Your Baby's First Hearing Test"  

2) Baby did not pass the newborn hearing screening "Your Baby Needs Another Hearing Test: Finding Hearing Loss Early Can Make a Big Difference in Your Baby's Life"    <Spanish version>

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) is located in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh (Edgewood). WPSD also operates The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children in northeastern PA as well as the Camp Hill Outreach Office in central PA.

The DePaul School for Hearing and Speech in Pittsburgh, PA is the only auditory-oral school in the Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia tri-state area.

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf is in Philadelphia (Germantown area).

The Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech have 2 locations in Pennsylvania--Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr (western suburbs of Philadelphia).

Early Intervention website from the PA Dept. of Education

PA Dept. of Human Services website for Early Intervention in Pennsylvania or you can call CONNECT Information Service for Early Intervention at 1-800-692-7288.

Booklet from the CDC on Early Intervention for parents and families of babies recently diagnosed with a hearing loss.

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The Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program of the PA Department of Health (PA DOH) works with physicians to ensure that babies receive a hearing screening no later than 1 month of age and that babies who do not pass their hearing screening receive a diagnostic evaluation by an audiologist no later than 3 months of age.

Find out more about the Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program

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