Early Intervention NEEDS Your Involvement

A session at 51st Biennial National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference

  • Beth S. Benedict

Wednesday 4th July, 2012

8:30am to 10:00am (CST)

The purpose of the Early Hearing, Detection and Intervention (EHDI), within the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) system is to identify deaf/hh babies and to provide families with information. But too often the expertise of people who know the best, deaf/hard of hearing people themselves, are not included or valued. Research shows the importance of deaf adults as language and role models for families. This workshop presents a history, an update of the system, programs and the need to include deaf/hard of hearing adults. Ideas and strategies from panelists will be shared on how you can make a difference in young deaf and/hard of hearing children’s lives in your hometown.

Track: Deaf Education
Type: Presentation

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Beth S. Benedict
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Time 8:30am10:00am CST

Date Wed 4th July 2012

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