These grants to states will fund efforts to improve and ensure the implementation of statewide newborn hearing screening and intervention programs. Such a program is defined as the screening of all newborns prior to hospital discharge, audiologic diagnosis before 3 months of age, enrollment in a program of early intervention before 6 months of age and linkages to a medical home and family to family support for all infants with a hearing loss. Emphasis in this funding cycle is on ensuring that all infants who do not pass the initial screening test receive timely followup services.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879