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Improvement Strategies

NCIH

Legislate mandated hearing screening and follow-up

Educate providers about latest clinical recommendations

Identify criteria for personnel who can conduct hearing screenings

Establish State protocols on babies who do not pass UNHS

Develop and maintain a list of providers with knowledge and expertise on EHDI

Improve access to hearing aids, cochlear implants, and FM systems (WISHES)

Assess and monitor State's Part C program in current service delivery and effectiveness related to children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Encourage Parent to Parent Support

Provide formal feedback to birthing facilities regarding EHDI statistics

Create a formal annual needs assessment for families

Collect and disseminate data gathered by the EHDI Program

 

 

Resources: Tools for Improvement