Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss

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Referral for Early Intervention Services

All Early Intervention Providers who are aware of a child who may be eligible under Part C of IDEA as a result of hearing loss of any degree or type should refer the child and family to the Central Referral Unit. All early intervention services are voluntary and require informed parental consent and notification before services are provided. Referrals should be made to the First Steps CRU using the following form:

Audiological Early Intervention Services

Any changes in hearing status must be reported to the EHDI Program using the following form according to EHDI-MS Procedures:

Early Communication Options

American Sign Language (ASL)

Listening and Spoken Language Development

Cued Speech

Early Intervention Providers for Children with Hearing Loss

The following provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with hearing loss:

Additional Resources for Early Intervention Providers

Continuing Education



Professional Association and Organizations

Last reviewed on Oct 2, 2023 request edits
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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