Universal Newborn Hearing and Screening Intervention New Competition
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Federal Grant Title:
UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING AND SCREENING INTERVENTION NEW COMPETITION
Apr 01, 2005 universal newborn hearing screening and intervention
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May 02, 2005
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
A public or private entity capable of implementing of a statewide universal newborn hearing screening program, is eligible to apply for Federal funding under this part. Such a program is defined as newborn hearing screening prior to hospital discharge, audiologic diagnosis before 3 months of age for those infants who do not pass the screening process and enrollment in a program of early intervention for infants with a hearing loss with linkages to a medical home and family to family to family support.
These grants to states will fund efforts to improve and ensure the implementation of statewide newborn hearing screening and intervention programs. Such a program is defined as the screening of all newborns prior to hospital discharge, audiologic diagnosis before 3 months of age, enrollment in a program of early intervention before 6 months of age and linkages to a medical home and family to family support for all infants with a hearing loss. Emphasis in this funding cycle is on ensuring that all infants who do not pass the initial screening test receive timely followup services.