failed hearing screening

After Hearing Screening – What?

The Joint Commission on Infant Hearing has set guidelines requiring that newborns be screened by one month, diagnosed by 3 months, and receive intervention by 6 months. With all the new data about the earlier the better, the Joint Commission is considering moving from the 1-3-6 model to a 1-2-3 model. I am certainly a…

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Listening To Families

When we are working with families of children with hearing loss, especially newly identified children, we are anxious to share information that we think is critical. We (or at least I) want to get technology on babies within days, weeks at most, and get the baby into therapy. As part of this effort, we sometimes…

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