Editor-in-Chief: Les R. Schmeltz, Au.D., CCC-A, A.T. Still University
Associate Editors: Lisa L. Hunter, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
  Craig A. Mason, Ph.D., University of Maine
  Karen Munoz, Ed.D., CCC-A, Utah State University
  Karl White, Ph.D., Utah State University

The Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention is a semi-annual scholarly peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to advancing Early Hearing Detection and Intervention by publishing articles that describe current research, evidence - based practice, and standards of care.

The Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention is a publication of the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) at Utah State University. NCHAM’s mission is to support effective Early Hearing Detection and Intervention systems via training, technical assistance, and dissemination of evidence-based practices and research.

The aim of the JEHDI is to promote access to evidence-based practice, standards of care, and research focused on all aspects of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. Taking a broad systems perspective, the JEHDI focuses on newborn and early childhood hearing screening, diagnosis, family support, early intervention, the medical home, information management, financing, quality improvement and other key factors critical for an effective EHDI system.

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Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2 (2017) The Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: Volume 2 Issue 2




Effectiveness of Dexmedetomidine for Sedation in Auditory Brainstem Response Testing pages 10-16
Laura Sherry, Eric Levey, Carolyn Gillen, and Joseph P. Pillion


Are Audiologists Directly Referring Children with Hearing Loss to Early Intervention? pages 17-23
Natalie Loyola, Bridget Shanahan, Cailin Shanahan, Kosuke Kawai, and Derek J. Stiles


Scheduling Hearing Appointments Prior To Hospital Discharge Improves Follow-up After Failed Newborn Screening pages 24-29
Tri Tran, Lili Schindelar, Terri Ibieta, Jeanette Webb, Wendy Jumonville, Melinda Peat, and Susan Berry


Some Permanent Hearing Loss is Missed When "Switched Ear" Passes Are Used to Determine Screening Results pages 48-55
Beverly G. Lim, Maria Perez-Abalo, Jillian Gerstenberger, and Shauna Morales Flowers