Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention
Publications & Reports
State law (O.C.G.A. 31-1-3.2) provides that "every licensed or certified hospital and physician shall educate the parents of newborn infants born in such hospitals of the importance of screening the hearing of newborn infants and follow-up care. To assist in this effort, two Georgia-specific educational brochures for parents of newborns, "Have You Heard?" and "Georgia’s Resource Guide for Families of Children with Hearing Loss" were developed. Copies are now available to hospitals, health departments, and interested others through the UNHSI Program.
“Have You Heard?” Brochure English and Spanish
This brochure includes information about the importance of early hearing screening. A section for newborn hearing screening results is included for parents to document results of the newborn hearing screen. Developmental milestones for speech, language and hearing as well as contact information for Georgia’s UNHSI program can be found in the brochure for parents of newborns.
Georgia's Resource Guide for Families of Children with Hearing Loss
¿HA ESCUCHADO?: La Guía de Recursos de Georgia para Familias con Niños con Disminución Auditiva
- This resource guide was written for families of infants and children
recently identified with hearing loss. This guide will help families with
their questions and concerns about their child's hearing loss and assist
them in finding local resources for services.