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Newborn Hearing Screening

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

EHDI Parent Resource Manual

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The entire EHDI Parent Resource Manual[pdf 5.82 MB]
Table of Contents[pdf 33 k]
Acknowledgments[pdf 71 k]
Letter from Parents[pdf 44 k]


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Hearing Loss: Click here to download this section [pdf 970k]
1. Introduction
2. Fact Sheet
3. FAQ's
4. FAQ's - Otitis Media/Ear Infections
5. Anatomy of the Ear
6. How Sound Works - Sound Basics
Test: Click here to download this section [pdf 440k]
1. Introduction
2. FAQ's
3. Tests
Early Intervention: Click here to download this section [pdf 921k]
1. Introduction
2. FAQ's
3. Check List
4. Team Members
5. How to Choose an Audiologist
6. Questions to ask an Audiologist
7. Infant Learning Program (ILP) - Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Genetic Counseling: Click here to download this section [pdf 377k]
1. Check List
2. FAQ's
Assistive Technology: Click here to download this section [pdf 520k]
1. Introduction
2. Facts About Telecommunication Relay Services
3. FAQ's - Hearing Aids
4. Cochlear Implants - Introduction
5. Cochlear Implants - Questions to Consider
Communication Options: Click here to download this section [pdf 540k]
1. Introduction
2. Fact Sheets
3. FAQ's
4. Communication Options
Educational Options: Click here to download this section [pdf 1.57MB]
1. 0-3 Years - Introduction
2. FAQ's
3. Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
4. 3-22 Years - Introduction
5. FAQ's
6. Preparing for the IEP
Deaf Culture: Click here to download this section [pdf 391k]
1. Introduction
2. FAQ's
Financial Assistance: Click here to download this section [pdf 380k]
1. Health Plans
2. Tax Deductions
Parents: Click here to download this section [pdf 0.97MB]
1. Introduction
2. Advocating for Your Child
3. Dealing with Professionals
4. Check List for Effective Parent-Professional Collaboration
5. Literacy Skills
6. Tips for Reading to your Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child
7. Record Keeping
8. Your Rights
9. Hearing Check List
10. Parents's Stories
Advocacy:Click here to download this section [pdf 457k]
1. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
2. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
3. 1997 Reauthorization of IDEA - Impact on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
4. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
5. Early Hearing Loss Detection, Diagnosis, & Intervention Act
Terminology Resources: Click here to download this section [pdf 316k]
1. Organizations
2. Government Agencies
3. Special Disabilities Organizations
4. Organizations for Parents
5. Recommended Readings for Parents
6. Recommended Readings for Children
7. Additional Resources
8. Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program Contact Information