North Dakota Early Hearing Detection EHDI logoand Intervention Program


Sites of Interest

ND Sites Description
Family Voices of North Dakota FV of ND has been assisting families of CYSHCN since 1997, when Executive Director Donene Feist, a mother of a young child with hearing impairment, recognized the need for family assistance in navigating health care systems. 
Minot State University Department of Communication Disorders The mission of the Department of Communication Disorders is to: Provide state-of-the-art preservice training, engage in clinical and research activities to facilitate employment of skilled professionals, maximize the quality of life for people with communication problems.
Minot State University Department of Special Education Minot State University's Special Education programs train professionals to provide services for people with disabilities.
North Dakota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics The mission of the North Dakota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and wellbeing for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To this purpose, the Chapter and its members dedicate their efforts and resources.
North Dakota Children's Special Health Services The Division of Children's Special Health Services (CSHS) is located within the Special Populations Section in the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). The purpose of CSHS is to provide services for children with special health care needs and their families and promote family-centered, community-based, coordinated services and systems of health-care.
North Dakota School for the Deaf The North Dakota School for the Deaf is a school using specialized methods of instruction for hearing impaired youth.
National Sites Description
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.
American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The American Academy of Audiology promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research.
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy on EHDI AAP Policy brings together a constellation of policy documents from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy Statements, Clinical Reports, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Technical Reports, Affirmations of Value, and Parent Pages can now be found in one convenient location.
American Society for Deaf Children The American Society for Deaf Children supports and educates families of deaf and hard of hearing children and advocates for high quality programs and services.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Empowering and supporting speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists by advocating on behalf of persons with communication and related disorders, advancing communication science, and promoting effective human communication.
Beginnings for Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc. BEGINNINGS was established to provide emotional support and access to information as a central resource for families with deaf or hard of hearing children, age birth through 21. BEGINNINGS provides an impartial approach to meeting the diverse needs of these families and the professionals who serve them. These services are also available to deaf parents who have hearing children. The mission of BEGINNINGS is to inform and empower parents as they make decisions about their child.
Boystown National Research Hospital Center on Childhood Deafness Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC is committed to hearing loss surveillance, research, and health education.  Our goal is to help children reach their full potential.
Hearing Loss Association of America HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss.
John Tracy Clinic Providing worldwide and without charge parent-centered services to young children with a hearing loss since 1943.
Marion Downs Hearing Center The Marion Downs Hearing Center provides culturally sensitive services, resources, education, and research to support the needs of individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or hearing, their families, and professionals; all activities value individual/family choice in communication and use of technology, striving to optimize the quality of life for all that it serves.
My Baby's Hearing is brought to you by a team of professionals at Boys Town National Research Hospital. We are: Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Teachers of the Deaf, Geneticists, Doctors and Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children.
National Association of the Deaf The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) The goal of the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM - pronounced "en-cham") at Utah State University is to ensure that all infants and toddlers with hearing loss are identified as early as possible and provided with timely and appropriate audiological, educational, and medical intervention.
Center for Parent Information and Resources We serve the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center NECTAC serves Part C-Infant and Toddlers with Disabilities Programs and Part B-Section 619 Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities in all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions to improve service systems and outcomes for children and families.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders NIDCD is mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.
Starkey Hearing Foundation Change the social consciousness of hearing and hearing matters through education and research while providing the gift of hearing to those in need around the world.