Description

Developed by the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing. Replaced by the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing “Year 2019 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Programs.”

Key Points

The 2007 guidelines were developed to update the 2000 Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) position statement principles and to support the goals of universal access to hearing screening, evaluation, and intervention for newborn and young infants embodied in Healthy People 2010. The guidelines provide information on the development and implementation of successful early hearing detection and intervention systems.

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Whether serving on a clinical document development panel or participating as peer reviewers, volunteers have regular chances to deepen their engagement with the Academy and make important contributions benefiting the field of audiology. If you are interested in clinical document development, please volunteer to express interest and submit a CV to the Academy’s guidelines staff by email.

To view the list of guidelines and strategic documents in development and to learn more about the Academy’s clinical document development process, visit the Academy’s Practice Resources website. Information from interested members is accepted on an ongoing basis, and members will be contacted as clinical document volunteer openings occur.

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