- Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) National Technical Resource Center:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Hearing Loss in Children
Head Start health services staff and others can use these resources to learn more about hearing screening. Resources address evidence-based best practices for conducting screenings, how to communicate with families about screening and needed follow-up, and resources related to providing services to children with hearing loss.
Use this fact sheet to help parents learn what to expect from a screening and how to prepare their child. Talk to parents about who will have access to their child’s screening results.
This introductory webinar will help you determine when to conduct hearing screening and how to measure success. Learn what hearing screening is and why it is important. This webinar was recorded in English and Spanish.
View this webinar to learn the benefits of hearing screening and how to share information about these programs with families. Learn how to prepare families for their child’s hearing screening at Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Learn about newborn screening in health care settings and periodic screening during the early childhood years that will help ensure children are able to communicate and learn.
This resource provides recommendations about how to conduct in-person hearing screening in a Head Start or Early Head Start center if they determine it is feasible, reasonable, and safe to do so.
This checklist can help program staff, teachers, and parents support an infant or toddler who has been identified with permanent hearing loss.
Use this resource to find tips to help parents and teachers accommodate for a child’s temporary or permanent hearing loss.
Learn about developmental and speech, language, and hearing screening and find resources about assistive technology to support children with hearing loss.
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National Centers: Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety
Last Updated: March 10, 2022