EHDDI Handouts for Families

Hearing Screening

Newborn Hearing Screening Brochure: English (PDF), Spanish (PDF), and Russian (PDF). A parent-friendly brochure that describes why newborn hearing screening is important and provides general information about infant hearing.

Brochure for Rescreen: English (PDF). A parent-friendly brochure that describes why a baby may not have passed their first newborn hearing screen and the importance of having another hearing screen by one month of age.

Learning about Hearing Loss - A Roadmap for Families: English (PDF), Spanish (PDF), Mandarin Chinese (PDF), and Russian (PDF). Provides a checklist of important steps for early identification of hearing loss. This resources is provided by the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM).

Diagnostic Hearing Test

Brochure for Audiology Referral: English (PDF), Spanish (PDF), and Russian (PDF). A parent-friendly brochure that describes why infants need further testing by an audiologist. It also provides helpful tips on what to do on the day of the audiology visit.

Infants with Hearing Loss

Care Plan for Infants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (PDF)

This care plan outlines the steps a parent should take after their infant has been diagnosed with a hearing loss.

Washington State Hearing Loss Helper: English (PDF), Spanish (PDF), Mandarin Chinese (PDF), Russian (PDF), and Somali (PDF). A comprehensive guide for families with children who have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss and begin to explore interventions that are available. For printed copies of this resource please contact the Washington State EHDDI program.

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