According to the Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, up to 300 babies are born in Virginia each year who have a hearing loss. The resources and information found here are intended to help practitioners learn more about supporting young children with hearing loss and their families.
Virginia Specific Information
VA School for the Deaf and the Blind
This free parent-infant education program is managed by VSDB and is designed for families raising children who are deaf, hard of hearing, who have low vision and who are blind.
Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (external website)
The goal of the Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program is to identify congenital hearing loss in children before three months of age and to assure enrollment in appropriate early intervention services before six months of age.