The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) has recently designed and released three new helpful fact sheets. These sheets are focused on simplifying provisions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in order for these provisions to be effectively and accurately implemented. Find out how these three new fact sheets can help you and your program become better acquainted with this important legislation.
Telemedicine: National trends, Reimbursement, and How You Can Help
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
11am AK | 12pm Pacific | 1pm Mountain | 2pm Central | 3pm Eastern
Presentation by: John Linkous, CEO, American Tele-medicine Association
November’s Tip of the Month:
Don’t Ask – Do Tell: Elicit Cooperation from Children During OAE Screening
Read about ways to help provide a calming experience to children while still being able to screen their hearing.
November’s Probe of the Month:
What verbal cues have you found to be effective in eliciting a child’s cooperation?
Get an answer to your questions here.
A new study including 570,000 children from Holland is showing researchers that making sure babies are screened for hearing loss as early as possible can have drastic effects on the development of a child.
Gallaudet Universtiy in Washington, D.C. hosts the WORLDLEAF Cinema Festival 2010 which is a four-day event that opens today. This is a competition in Deaf Filmaking for which competitors have come from all over the world to unveil their work to the viewing public. Some films have audio, some do not, but all are captioned and focused toward the deaf and hard of hearing viewer.
Tracking OAE Outcomes and Next Steps Need Not be Messy:
Check out our new, simplified tracking tool!
The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the second call in the Birth Defects Prevention and Identification CME Webinar Series, “Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss” on Tuesday, October 26 at 11:00 am CDT (12:00pm EDT, 10:00am MDT, 9:00am PDT). This event is free and open to all who are interested.
- Karl White, PhD; National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, Utah State University
- Susan Wiley, MD; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Dr. William Eiserman, Director of the ECHO Initiative, explains the purpose behind their organization and how they are helping Early Head Start staff and administrators accross the country to identify and provide help to children with a hearing loss within their programs.
NCHAM’s Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative is expanding its outreach to ensure that all Head Start programs across the country are using up-to-date hearing screening practices to satisfy their requirements to screen all children for hearing loss.
Be a part of the ECHO!
Discover what a benefit telehealth technologies can be to EHDI professionals and the families they serve. This new webpage explains some of the efforts toward implementing this technology and why its use can be so helpful.