American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Idaho Hearing Screening Requirements for Newborns and School-Aged Children

The information has been collected by researching individual state statutes, regulations, policy documents, and by contacting each state. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that regulations and policy may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.

Newborn Screening

Idaho laws/regulations do not require newborn hearing screening. However, Idaho Sound Beginnings voluntarily administer the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program and conducts newborn hearing screenings on 98% of births in Idaho.

School-Age Screening

Idaho laws/regulations do not require school-age hearing screenings.

Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.

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