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10.11.02.00.htm 10.11.02.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 11 MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH Chapter 02 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program Authority: Health-General Article, §13-601―13-605, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.11.02.01.htm 10.11.02.01. 01 Purpose.. The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program shall provide for the universal hearing screening of newborns and early identification and follow-up of newborns and infants who have, or are at risk for developing, a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills. The Program shall identify newborns and infants who have a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills as early as possible.
10.11.02.02.htm 10.11.02.02. 02 Scope.. This chapter requires the screening of all newborns and infants born in Maryland and follow-up for those who have, or are at risk for developing, a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills.
10.11.02.03.htm 10.11.02.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Alternative birthing site” means any site of birth other than a hospital.. 2) “Appropriate services” mean any necessary audiological, medical, developmental, speech-language, sign language, psychosocial, educational, or intervention services required in the follow-up of newborns and infants who have or are at risk for developing a permanent hearing status that affects spee
10.11.02.04.htm 10.11.02.04. 04 High Risk Factors.. Any of the following high risk factors are considered relevant in determining the possibility of a newborn or infant developing a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills under this chapter:A. Caregiver concern regarding hearing, speech, language, or developmental delay;. B. Family history of a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills occurring during childhood;C. Medical risk factors:.
10.11.02.05.htm 10.11.02.05. 05 Model System.. The Department shall establish and maintain a model system to provide for the implementation of an early identification program and follow-up of newborns and infants who have or are at risk for developing a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills and includes the following components:A. Educational materials;. B. Telephone resource line;. C. Department database to gather and maintain program data;. D. A service referral directory;.
10.11.02.06.htm 10.11.02.06. 06 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Advisory Council.. The Advisory Council shall:. A. Advise the Department on:. 1) The implementation of an early identification program and follow-up of newborns and infants who have, or are at risk for developing, a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills;2) Setting of standards for the Program including procedures for hearing screening;. 3) Monitoring and reviewing of the Program; and.
10.11.02.07.htm 10.11.02.07. 07 Procedures for Birthing Hospitals and Alternative Birthing Sites.. For each infant delivered at the facility or site, birthing hospital staff and, in the cases of alternative birthing sites, the licensed professional attending the birth shall:A. Within 48 hours of delivery, enter demographic and birth event data into the Department database;. B. Within 48 hours of discharge from care in the Department database:. 1) Document:. a) The hearing screening test results; and.
10.11.02.08.htm 10.11.02.08. 08 Procedures for Audiologists and Licensed Professionals Conducting Audiological Screening or Evaluations.A. An audiologist or a licensed professional who performs a hearing screening or audiological diagnostic evaluation on a child younger than 5 years old due to the presence of a risk factor as listed in Regulation .04 of this chapter or in follow-up to the birth hearing screening of a newborn or infant who did not receive or did not pass the birth hearing screening shall:
10.11.02.09.htm 10.11.02.09. 09 Department Procedures.. A. The Program shall:. 1) Implement the model system;. 2) Perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with the advice and consultation of the Advisory Council;3) Exercise independent judgment in the day-to-day operations of the Program;. 4) Develop Program processes in consultation with the Advisory Council;. 5) Conduct in-service training on Program procedures;. 6) Maintain a Department database to monitor infants at risk for developing
10.11.02.9999.htm 10.11.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 32) ―. Regulations .01―09 repealed and new Regulations .01―09 adopted effective June 22, 2015 (42:12 Md. R. 762)
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