Early Hearing Detection and Intervention - BOARDS


Nevada Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program staff participate in a variety of Boards, Commissions, and Committees to provide EHDI program information on its current activities, hearing screening statistics, collaborative efforts with partners/stakeholders, and future program directions.

 

    Nevada Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Stakeholder Committee -

    The committee is administered through the Nevada EHDI Program. Diverse stakeholder representation is vital to accomplish the purposes of this committee.

    Representation Includes:

        •     Nevada EHDI Staff                                           •     Audiologists 

        •     Nevada Hands & Voices                                   •     Physicians

        •     Deaf Centers of Nevada                                   •     Individuals who are DHH

        •     Early Intervention Services                               •     Evaluation / Quality Improvement Expertise

        •     Parents

      Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) -

      The ICC is administered through the Nevada Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Office. An EHDI representative attends ICC meetings and provides program updates and efforts. EHDI is not a formal member of the ICC.

      Nevada Commission for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Speech Impaired -

      The Commission is administered through the Nevada Aging and Disabilities Services Division. An EHDI representative attends Commission meetings and provides program updates and efforts. EHDI is not a formal member of this Commission.

      Nevada Newborn Screening Advisory Committee (NSAC) -

      The NSAC is administered through the Nevada Newborn Screening Program as part of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory. The EHDI Coordinator is a formal member of this committee.

      Maternal Child Health Advisory Board (MCHAB) -

      The MCHAB is administered through the Nevada Bureau of Child, Family and Community Wellness. An EHDI representative attends MCHAB meetings as needed and provides program updates and efforts. EHDI is not a formal member of the MCHAB.