Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) - Acronyms

AAP: -
American Academy of Pediatrics
ABR: -
Auditory brainstem response
ASHA: -
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASL: -
American Sign Language
CDC: -
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMV: -
Cytomegalovirus
D/HH: -
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
EHDI: -
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
EI: -
Early Intervention
ENT: -
Ear, nose, and throat physician (otolaryngologist)
FERPA: -
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
GBYS: -
Guide By Your Side.  Hands & Voices parent mentoring program
H&V: -
Hands & Voices (a national and local nonprofit)
HIPAA: -
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HRSA: -
Health Resources and Services Administration
ICC: -
Interagency Coordinating Council
IDEA: -
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDEA – Part C: -
Individuals with Disabilities Act.  Part C regulations of IDEA address services for infants and toddlers with disabilities.
IFSP: -
Individualized Family Service Plan
JCIH: -
Joint Committee on Infant Hearing
LTD: -
Loss to Documentation
LTF: -
Loss to Follow-up
MCHAB: -
Maternal Child Health Advisory Board
NAC: -
Nevada Administrative Code
NCHAM: -
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management
NEIS: -
Nevada Early Intervention Services
NICHQ: -
National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality
NRS: -
Nevada Revised Statutes
OAE: -
Otoacoustic emission
PCP: -
Primary care provider