U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program will support comprehensive and coordinated state and territory EHDI systems of care so families with newborns, infants, and young children up to three years of age who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) receive appropriate and timely services that include hearing screening, diagnosis, and early intervention (EI). The EHDI system of care refers to families, consumers, providers, services, and programs that work toward developing coordinated and comprehensive state and territory systems.
Amount: Approximately $13,865,000 is available to make up to 59 awards ranging up to $235,000.
Eligibility: Independent school districts; Native American tribal governments; nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS; private institutions of higher education; for profit organizations; Native American tribal organizations; public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities; small businesses; public and state controlled institutions of higher education; and domestic faith-based and community-based organizations.
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