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Call one of the numbers below or fill out the form to get in touch.

Metro Main Line (V): 651.265.2435
Toll Free: 866.DHOH-KID
Fax: 651.265.2318
Parent Guide for Spanish Community: 651.265.2383
Parent Guide for NE African Community: 651.265.2351
Parent Guide for SE Asian Community: 651.265.2350

Regional Support

Lead Regional/Central Parent Guide
Brenda Hommerding
(800) 908-6675

Robin Coninx/Anne Barlow
(866) 346-4543

Upper Northwest
Leslie Carnegie-Hilde
(866) 587-4189

Shannon Hohrman
(866) 860-4075

Marie Pank
(866) 750-4421

Sabrina Hinrichs
(888) 827-7820

Kristin Hemstock
(888) 214-0660


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Jul 17, 2018

Babies are born with a unique set of characteristics, yet blissfully oblivious to any characteristics that may stand out. They are resilient and adaptable as they experience their environment. Babies who are identified as deaf or hard of hearing (dhh) rea…[more]

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Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) refers to the practice of screening every newborn for hearing loss prior to hospital discharge. Infants not passing the screening receive diagnostic evaluation before three months of age and, when necessary, are enrolled in early intervention programs by six months of age. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) laws or voluntary compliance programs that screen hearing.

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