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Probes and Tips:  An interactive newsletter promoting quality early childhood hearing screening practices

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This newsletter provides TIPS to enhance OAE screening and follow-up practices and PROBES about current activities so screening programs can learn from one another's successes and challenges.

06/2017
Making Your Technical Assistance Priorities Our Priority!
05/2017
States Spring Forward!
04/2017
New Fact Sheets to Share with Parents and Programs
03/2017
New Resources to Prepare Parents for a Child's Audiological Evaluation
02/2017
Teaming Up to Expand Training and Technical Assistance to Programs
01/2017
Ring in the New Year by Registering for Hearing Screening Training!
12/2016
Coordinate Follow-up After Hearing Screening
11/2016
Tracking Tool Update Makes Hearing Screening Follow-up Easier than Ever!
10/2016
Head Start Performance Standards and Hearing Screening
09/2016
New Web Class Learning Opportunity for Hearing Screening!
08/2016
Share Hearing Health Goals and Responsibilities with Health Care Providers
07/2016
Learning Opportunities to Fit Every Schedule
06/2016
Documentation Do's and Don'ts
05/2016
Communication Takes Care
04/2016
Look at Hearing Screening Outcomes as Quality Indicators
03/2016
Picture Yourself as a Successful Screener!
02/2016
Beyond Hearing Screening
01/2016
Quick-Use Instructions for Otoacoustic Emissions Equipment
12/2015
Perspectives on Hearing Screening Options for Children 3-5 Years of Age
11/2015
Review and Evaluate OAE Hearing Screening Equipment
10/2015
Introduction to Hearing and Hearing Loss for Non-Audiologists
09/2015
Essentials of Hearing Aid Care for Children
08/2015
Ready-Set-Go Help With Screening Children 3 - 5 Years of Age
07/2015
How You Make a Difference in Your Community
06/2015
Learn "Who's Who" in Early Childhood Hearing Screening in Your State
05/2015
Contribute Hearing Screening Results to Each Child's Medical Home
04/2015
American Indian Head Start Programs Gain Screening Skills to Share
03/2015
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!! (Hearing Screening in the Zero to Three Journal)
02/2015
Tools for OAE Hearing Screening Available in Spanish
01/2015
Optimize Hearing Screening Training
12/2014
How a Pediatric Audiologist Evaluates a Young Child's Hearing
11/2014
Trainers in 19 States Set to Expand ECHO Successes
10/2014
Screening and Tracking Tool Updates
09/2014
Make the Most of Hearing Screening Data
08/2014
Prepare Expectant Parents for Newborn Hearing Screening
07/2014
Speak Out About Hearing Screening
06/2014
Spotlight on New Mexico: Seeds Being Planted and Nurtured
05/2014
Improve Hearing Screening Practices with Children 3–5 Years of Age
04/2014
Integrate Newborn Screening Results into Each Child's Hearing Health Profile
03/2014
Support Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
02/2014
Fulfill Head Start Hearing Screening Performance Standards
01/2014
A New Year's Commitment to Hearing Screening
12/2013
Understand Basic Ear Anatomy and the OAE Screening Process
11/2013
Next Steps for Children Not Passing the Hearing Screening
10/2013
Explore Sertoma's Service in Your Community
09/2013
New Resources for Finding a Pediatric Audiologist
08/2013
Empower a Pediatric Audiologist to Assist You
07/2013
New Tutorial Video Modules for "Independent" Learners!
06/2013
Share Current Research Findings with Health Care Providers
05/2013
Give Yourself a Hand!
04/2013
Hearing Screening Contributes to School Readiness
03/2013
When to Answer a Screening Question with More Questions
02/2013
ABCs of Hearing & Hearing Loss
01/2013
Ringing in a New Year with New Instructional Modules!
12/2012
Part of the ECHO: Spotlight on Tennessee
11/2012
Part of the ECHO: Spotlight on Washington and Kansas
10/2012
OAE Hearing Screening in Home Settings
09/2012
Get the Most from Your OAE Equipment
08/2012
Gear Up for Hearing Screening
07/2012
Improve Probe Fit
06/2012
Helpful Hints for Successful Screening
05/2012
Share Hearing Screening Results with Your State Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program: Spotlight on Florida and Indiana
04/2012
Coordinate Rescreens with Health Care Providers
03/2012
Communicate Screening Results to Parents
02/2012
Check that Hearing Aids are Working
01/2012
Types of Hearing Loss
12/2011
Putting Your Hearing Screening Practices in the Spotlight!
11/2011
Blow Your Own Horn and Spread the Word!
10/2011
Calculate Your OAE Pass/Refer Rate
09/2011
Serve Children Identified with Hearing Loss
08/2011
Prepare for Screening and Get to Know Your Partners in Hearing Health Care
07/2011
Deliver "Just in Time" Information to Health Care Providers
06/2011
Listen Up!
05/2011
Check Out Our Updated Website!
04/2011
Evaluate OAE Equipment Features Before You Buy
03/2011
Troubleshoot Screening Equipment Problems
02/2011
Introduce Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Hearing Screening to Health Care Providers
01/2011
Answers to Many Frequently Asked Questions
12/2010
"Hears" How to Know When a Child's OAE Screening is Complete
11/2010
Don't Ask - Do Tell:  Elicit Cooperation from Children During OAE Screening
10/2010
Tracking OAE Outcomes and Next Steps Need Not be Messy: Check out our new, simplified tracking tool!
09/2010
Carefully Evaluate Before Contracting for Outside Hearing Screening Services
08/2010
Develop Your Program's Capacity to Include Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
07/2010
Get Ready to Train or Re-Train Screeners
06/2010
Find Out What OAE Equipment Others are Using and Share Your Preferences
05/2010
Look for New Resources from the ECHO Initiative
03/2010
Inform Health Care Providers About OAE Screening
02/2010
Protect Your Screening Equipment From the Cold!!!
01/2010
Add Your Voice to the ECHO: Reach Out to Newly Funded Programs
12/2009
Share Hearing Screening Results with Your State Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program: Spotlight on Iowa
11/2009
Reach Out to the Larger Head Start Community: Spotlight on Utah's Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative
10/2009
Involve Teachers in Facilitating the OAE Hearing Screening Process
09/2009
Selecting OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions) Hearing Screening Equipment
September Newsletter Resources:
08/2009
Funds to Improve Part C and Part B 619 Early Intervention Screening Practices in Your Community
August Newsletter Resources:
07/2009
Utilizing Newborn Hearing Screening Results
06/2009
Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Screening for Children with Pressure Equalization (PE) Tubes
05/2009
Reliability of Subjective and Objective Hearing Screening Methods for Young Children
05/2009
Children with Hearing Aids
04/2009
Funding Your Screening Efforts
04/2009
Learning Which Parts of the Hearing System are Screened with Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) and Tympanometry
03/2009
Monitoring the Quality of your OAE Screening Program
03/2009
Share Your OAE Screening Knowledge with Local Part C Early Intervention Programs
02/2009
Track and Monitor Your Hearing Screening and Follow-up Outcomes
01/2009
Remember to Rescreen
01/2009
Facilitate the Middle Ear Consultation and Conduct an OAE Rescreen
12/2008
Supporting Parent Follow-up
11/2008
Screening During Naptime
11/2008
Children Who are Difficult to Screen
10/2008
Identify Appropriate Hearing Screening Methods for each Age Group
09/2008
Collaborate with a Pediatric Audiologist