New Zealand’s newborn hearing test and early intervention programme has run since 2010, with about 170 babies born per year with hearing issues.
Read more: Opening A Door To The World Of Sound
Pathways lead from this national newborn hearing test service, to early intervention programs with the family’s chosen communication method.
One service is described in this article, Helping Out Loud, with families in remote areas accessing auditory-verbal guidance via telepractice services.
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