Volume 8, Issue 2 of the Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (JEHDI) is now available at no cost. The following articles are included in this issue:

-Assessing Tracheostomy as a Risk Factor for Hearing Loss in Neonates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia pages 2-8: Emma Hershey, Terrence Pleasant, Andrew Benvenuto, Katie Kuboushek, Clare Furuta, and Patricia Purcell

-Preliminary Validation of the Conditioned Assessment of Speech Production in Spanish pages 9-15: Alliete R. Alfano and Tan Li

-Factors Contributing to Late Identification of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children in Louisiana pages 16-25: Danielle D. Mercer, Tri Tran, Dawne McCabe, Terri Ibieta, and Dana Hubbard

-Sociodemographic Factors influencing Pandemic-Era EHDI Use and Access pages 26-33: Nicole Perez, David Adkins, Marissa Schuh, Jennifer B. Shinn, Lori Travis, and Matthew L. Bush

-A Retrospective Analysis of Hearing Screening Outcomes in Infants Whose Mothers were COVID-19 Positive during Pregnancy pages 34-38: Sangamanatha Ankmnal Ankmnal Veeranna, Charles G. Marx, Hwanseok Choi, Clinton White, and Kimberly Ward

All previous articles published in JEHDI can also be downloaded for free at www.jehdi.usu.edu. The Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Interventionis a scholarly, peer-reviewed, online publication dedicated to advancing Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) by publishing articles that describe current research, evidence-based practice, and standards of care.

The aim of the JEHDI is to promote access to current research and information about improving on all aspects of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. Taking a broad systems perspective, the JEHDI focuses on newborn and early childhood hearing screening, diagnosis, family support, early intervention, the medical home, information management, financing, quality improvement and other key factors critical for an effective EHDI system.