Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) - Acronyms

AABR
Automated ABR
AAP
American Academy of Pediatrics
ABR
Auditory brainstem response
ASHA
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASL
American Sign Language
Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CI
Cochlear Implant
CMV
Cytomegalovirus
D/HH
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
EHDI
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
EHDI-IS
EHDI Information System or VRS
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 Education 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