American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
December 28, 2010

President Obama Signs EHDI Legislation

On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, the President signed into law the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Act. The legislation supports the development of efficient models to ensure that newborns who are identified with hearing loss through screening receive follow-up by qualified health care providers.

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