Editor-in-Chief: Les R. Schmeltz, Au.D., CCC-A, A.T. Still University
Associate Editors: Rebekah F. Cunningham, Ph.D., A. T. Still University
K. Todd Houston, Ph.D., The University Of Akron
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
Lauri H. Nelson, Ph.D., 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 7, Issue 3 (2022) Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: Volume 7 Issue 3

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Likely Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Newborn Hearing Screening and Follow-up Services in the United States in 2020 pages 1-5
Kelly Dundon, SUHANA ALAM, Xidong Deng, Mia Morrison, Treeby BROWN, Karl R. White, Linda Hazard, Macia Fort, Kirsten R. Coverstone, Craig Mason, and Marcus Gaffney


Assessing Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Receipt and Timeliness of Newborn Hearing Screening and Diagnostic Services Among Infants Born in Four States pages 6-15
SUHANA EMA, Sana Charania, Xidong Deng, Charles Rose, Craig A. Mason, Marcus Gaffney, Brandt Culpepper, Michael Lo, Tri Tran, and Marcia Fort


Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Screening/Diagnosis Outcomes pages 16-34
Nannette Nicholson, Ellen A. Rhoades, Rachel E. Glade, and Laura Smith-Olinde


Nurses’ Perceptions of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program pages 35-46
Aaron Michael Roman and Michelle O'Connor Kensey


A Systematic Review of the Effects of LENA-based Feedback on Parent-Child Language Interactions in Families with Young Children pages 47-60
Beula M. Magimairaj, Naveen K. Nagaraj, Ana Caballero, Karen F. Munoz, and Karl R. White