Joint Committee on Infant Hearing


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Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH),

(joynt kŏ-mi'tē in-fănt hēr'ing),
Voluntary organization representing professional societies and voluntary health organizations to promote hearing health care of infants and children.
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(7.) Joint Committee on Infant Hearing 1994 Position statement.
[17] Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, "Position Statement," American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, vol.
[18] Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, "Year 2000 position statement: principles and guidelines for early hearing detection and intervention programs," American Journal of Audiology, vol.
Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) Position Statements
The AAP assembled a multidisciplinary team of experts to form the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) more than 30 years ago.
Early identification of infants with hearing loss is endorsed by the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, whose members include national professional and advocacy organizations (4).
In 1982, the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing recommended audiologic screening for infants with one or more specified risk factors (e.g., a birthweight [is less than] 3 Ibs 5 oz [[is less than] 1500 91), bacterial meningitis, and anatomic malformations of the ear) for hearing loss (8).
The more recent recommendations, including those from the 1994 Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, specify universal newborn screening by age 3 months and the initiation of appropriate intervention by age 6 months (9,10).
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