Technology is a powerful tool for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Advancements in technology continue to increase access for individuals who are deaf or harding of hearing. Audiologists and other trained professionals can help a family and child explore the wide array of assistive technologies available today.

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    Oct 15, 2018

    Congratulations to this year’s Minnesota Hands & Voices (MNH&V) High Five Award recipients, from the metro area; Diana Chabot and Kitri Larson Kyllo, and from greater Minnesota, Pete Billodeau. The MNH&V High Five Award recipients were nominat…[more]

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    Minnesota Department of Health

    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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