Newborn to Age 3: Parent Video Series on Early Intervention

  • Newborn to Age Three:  Early Intervention Services for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Their Families

    Video Series in English video icon

    Video Series in ASL video icon

    Serie de vídeos en Español video icon

    Part 1: Your Baby’s Newborn Hearing Screening

    This video explains the early infant hearing screening, use of an Auditory Brainstem Response Test (ABR) to identify hearing loss, and the role of Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) for children who are deaf/hard of hearing.

    Part 2: Meeting Your D/HH Teacher

    This video looks at the teacher for the deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) including how they join the ECI team, roles and responsibilities, and information required for the DHH teacher to work with children and families in Texas.

    Part 3: Writing a Plan for Your Child and You

    This video explains the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process. It looks at how often the IFSP happens, the importance of parents in writing the plan, and the home routines that help guide this process.

    Part 4: Who, What, When, Where: Your Support Team 

    This video looks at ECI and DHH evaluations of the child during the IFSP, child and family goals, the service page, the people in your support team, and the scheduling and rescheduling of home visits.