National Center on Health Event: Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative Webinar

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Introduction to Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Hearing Screening

Friday, June 21, 2013

Noon – 1 p.m. EDT

Each day, children with hearing loss attend Early Head Start programs. How will we identify who they are? Join Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) for a webinar on otoacoustic emissions (OAE) screening methods. Learn about appropriate hearing screening practices for children ages birth to 3 and how to implement them in your program.

Topics for this Webinar Include:

OAE hearing screening technology

How to establish effective hearing screening protocols in your program

Follow-up strategies for children who don’t pass hearing screening

A brief preview of the topic is available for viewing on demand

Who Should Attend?

This webinar will benefit an array of audience members, including: Early Head Start, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, and American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start programs working with children ages birth to 3; and those who support hearing screening activities at the state or community level for infants and toddlers.

How to Participate

Register early! This webinar is limited to 100 participants. Visit the June 21 Webinar Registration page to sign up. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar.


Before the webinar, watch this six-minute Introduction to Periodic OAE Hearing Screening video. Send your questions to by 11 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 21.


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