The EHDI program staff are responsible for creating, operating, and continuously improving a system of services which assures that:
Every child born with a permanent hearing loss is identified before 3 months of age and provided with timely and appropriate intervention services before 6 months of age.
Every family of an infant with hearing loss receives culturally-competent family support as desired.
All newborns have a "medical home."
Effective newborn hearing screening tracking and data management systems are linked with other relevant public health information systems.
Provides information about professional ethics and audiology, including ADA Code of Ethics, Ethical Practice Guidelines on Financial Incentives Related to Hearing Aid Dispensing, and related ethics resources.
Resources from ASHA, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other sources provide information on ethical guidelines, human subject protection, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process, and more.