Early Childhood Hearing Screening in Colorado .


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Early Childhood Hearing Screening in Colorado. Screening Mandates. Newborn Grades K, 1,2,3,5,7,9 Child Find. BUT A GAP STILL EXISTS!. Screening Resources. Early Childhood Hearing Screening Guidelines http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/Audiology.asp
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Early Childhood Hearing Screening in Colorado

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Screening Mandates Newborn Grades K, 1,2,3,5,7,9 Child Find BUT A GAP STILL EXISTS!

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Screening Resources Early Childhood Hearing Screening Guidelines http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/Audiology.asp http://www.earlychildhoodconnections.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=service.content&linkid=55 HCP Regional Audiology Coordinators Educational Audiologists

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Purpose of Screening To figure out whether additionally testing or restorative consideration is fundamental (REFER) To preclude listening to misfortune as a conceivable effect on a tyke\'s advancement (PASS)

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Hearing Screening Components History Visual Inspection Audiometric Screening Immittance Screening (tympanogram) (PAGE 5 of Guidelines)

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History Parent Questionnaire Page 32 of rules

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Visual Inspection - Structural irregularities - Drainage

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Audiometry Conventional unadulterated tone screening 20dB @ 1000, 2000, 4000 Hz. Frequencies ALL SOUNDS MUST BE HEARD IN BOTH EARS TO PASS! Non-Conventional OAE screening As suitable – computerized pass/allude

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Tympanometry Way to survey capacity of external and center ear work

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Flowchart & Follow - Up Page 11 & 12 of rules All youngsters who don\'t pass ought to be rescreened inside 2 to 4 weeks unless alluded for quick therapeutic or audiology assessment

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Pure tone audiometer Tympanometer Equipment Otoacoustic discharges (OAEs)

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Training Resources WHO can help with preparing? HCP Regional Audiologist Educational/School District Audiologist CDE Audiology Consultant: Lisa Cannon ( Lisa_Cannon@dpsk12.org ) Previously prepared Screener MUST get fitting preparing

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Q & A

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