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Available Services for Newborn Hearing Screening

Resources for families and providers on deafness and hearing loss, state requirements, intervention services, and related handouts are available at [https://familyhealth.utah.gov/ehdi]. For regional resources for hearing screening and diagnostic services for newborn and infants: [https://arcg.is/n4HmC] Families of infants identified with permanent hearing loss are offered targeted services for deaf and hard of hearing children birth through 3 years of age through the Baby Watch Early Intervention Program ([https://familyhealth.utah.gov/oec/baby-watch-early-intervention/ BWEIP]) and the Utah School for the Deaf Parent Infant Program ([https://www.usdb.org/programs/deaf-and-hard-of-hearing/ USDB]). Families in need of parent-to-parent support upon initial diagnosis or at any point throughout the EHDI process may contact EHDIparents@utah.gov. For up-to-date resources and community happenings, interested parties can follow the Utah EHDI Family Support and Information Facebook page (@UtahEHDI). The Utah Parent Center helps all families no matter their child's diagnosis. For more information, visit [https://utahparentcenter.org]. The Utah Children's Hearing Aid Program (CHAP) provides access to hearing aids to children 17 years of age or younger for financially eligible families. For more information and/or to apply, visit [https://familyhealth.utah.gov/CHAP].

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Content updated: Thu, 7 Mar 2024 09:55:13 MST