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The Impact of Early Identification of Pediatric Hearing Loss and the Medical Home: 

The medical home for each infant and child is vitally important for ongoing care and healthy growth and development. The combined lecture provides the medical home and practitioners with a foundation of the various parts of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program in Ohio as it relates to communication development, newborn hearing screening, timely audiologic diagnostic evaluation, with subsequent early intervention enrollment and how to access services. This lecture series has 4 unique presenters with guided information regarding the impact of communication and language for children with hearing loss/deafness and proven ways to provide ongoing care, multi provider collaboration, referral and evaluation.