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NEW! "Hearing for the First Time"
A local news segment about a young girl who recently had her cochlear implant activated in Minot ND.

NEW! Chimes Newsletter
The Chimes Summer Newsletter is available electronically. Articles featured include "Professional Teamwork Help Families" and "Moving the Needle: Decreasing North Dakota's Population of Infants Lost to Follow-up". Download your copy today. PDF format, 889kb.

The 2014 E-Book, a resource guide for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, is now available and posted on the NCHAM website. This guide contains up to date information from a wide variety of authors on every aspect of EHDI. Each of the 30 chapters is posted as a separate PDF, allowing the user to read online, download or print any or all of the chapters at will.

NEW! March 2014 edition of the EHDI E-mail Express Newsletter
March 2014 EHDI E-mail Express PDF format, 303kb

Statement from JCIH
The Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) Supplement to the 2007 Position Statement: “Principles and Guidelines for Early Intervention After Confirmation That a Child Is Deaf or Hard of Hearing” has been published by Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

This is an endorsed supplement to the 2007 JCIH Position Statement and provides comprehensive guidelines for EHDI programs on establishing strong Early Intervention systems with appropriate expertise to meet the needs of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The online version of this article, along with updated information and services, is available at: (copyright© 2013 by AAP).

Ask St. Alexius - Baby Hearing Tests
Visit to see the St. Alexius video on Baby Hearing Tests. Click on "Ask St. Alexius - Baby Hearing Tests". Video is 1 minute 30 seconds.

Right Track program screens children, reassures parents
Bismarck Tribune article. View at


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