In December 2010 the United States Senate and the House of
Representatives each voted to approve the Early Hearing Detection and
Intervention Act of 2010 (HR. 1246, S. 3199). President Obama signed the
legislation into law on December 22nd.
The December “Probes and Tips”
newsletter from the ECHO Initiative is now available: “Hears” How to Know When a Child’s
OAE Screening is Complete
The AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has planned the 2011 Listening and Spoken Language Symposium to be held in Washington, D.C. on July 22 and 23, 2011. The theme for the Symposium is “Leading Innovation Through Practice.”
The deadline for submitting proposals is December 16, 2010!! Make sure to get your proposal in today!
A helpful report from the National Health Law Program to help you find “the best way for your state to offer language services reimbursement” for medicaid and CHIP enrollees.
A new Connect module on family-professional partnerships, from The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge, is available.
Learn about provisions from the Affordable Care Act that will make finding affordable health care a whole lot easier, especially those with a preexisting condition or a disability.
The Australian Minister for Indigenous Health announces a new plan by the Australian government offering substantial support to identify Aboriginal children with hearing loss and to train of health workers in ear health.
Read the press release from Advanced Bionics of why the HiRes 90K cochlear implant, which was designed to allow for an increase in a person’s ability to hear in noisy settings, has been recalled.
The November edition of the EHDI newsletter from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
an electronic news service of the FIRST YEARS Certificate in Auditory
Learning for Young Children with Hearing Loss at The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sent quarterly, the fyinewsletter is
designed to keep you informed of current events and activities and to provide
an opportunity to hear from our instructors, former graduates, current
students, and others affiliated with the program.