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Newborn Hearing Screening Content Development


Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject matter experts who were involved in the development of the Newborn Hearing Screening page:

  • Kathryn L. Beauchaine, MA, CCC-A
  • Brandt Culpepper, PhD, CCC-A
  • Janet M. Farrell
  • Jeffrey K. Hoffman, PhD, CCC-A
  • Michelle A. King, AuD, CCC-A
  • Patti F. Martin, PhD, CCC-A
  • Ryan W. McCreery, PhD
  • Mary Pat Moeller, PhD, CCC-A
  • Beth A. Prieve, PhD, CCC-A
  • Jackson Roush, PhD, CCC-A
  • Diane L. Sabo, PhD, CCC-A
  • Lynn G. Spivak, PhD, CCC-A
  • Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD, CCC-A

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Newborn Hearing Screening Working Group whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the working group included Beth Prieve (chair), Kathryn Beauchaine, Diane Sabo, Anne Marie Tharpe, and Anne Oyler (ex officio). ASHA Vice Presidents for Professional Practices in Audiology Jaynee Handelsman (2010-2012) and Donna Fisher Smiley (2013-2015) served as the monitoring officers.

ASHA also thanks the members of the Working Group on Loss to Follow-Up whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the working group included Anne Marie Tharpe (chair), John Eichwald, Janet Farrell, Jeffrey Hoffman, Meredith Isola, Patti Martin, Amy M. Robbins, Lynn Spivak, Susan Wiley, and Pam Mason (ex officio). Gwendolyn D. Wilson, ASHA vice president for audiology practice (2007-2009), served as monitoring officer.

Citing Practice Portal Pages 

The recommended citation for this Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d). Newborn Hearing Screening. (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from

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