Early Hearing Detection and Intervention A roadmap to success

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EHDI Pals


The EHDI Pals directory has information about hearing (audiology) services for children from birth to age five. All of the facilities in this directory report that they have the equipment and expertise to serve children and have licensed audiologists. The directory contains clinic information, including:

  • audiology (hearing) services
  • languages available
  • payment options
  • appointment availability

To learn more about childhood hearing loss, please contact your state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Coordinator.

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The provider search engine on this page (above) is for the region surrounding Minnesota and includes audiologists as well as other specialties. The EHDI-Pals site is a national provider search for audiologists. Audiologists from Minnesota and surrounding areas likely have profiles on both search engines.

Medical Genetics Providers in Minnesota can be found using the American College of Medical Genetics website. After agreeing to the website's terms, the search page opens. Under "clinic service type," choosing "specific clinical services" will allow you to choose "hearing loss."
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Help Me Grow provides resources for families to understand developmental milestones and learn if there are concerns. This helps families take the lead in seeking additional support or referring their child for a comprehensive, confidential screening or evaluation at no cost. Refer a Child through Help Me Grow

Early Head Start
programs promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children from low-income families by extending health education, nutrition, social, and other services to family members.
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Local Public Health Departments assist with finding community services that support children with special health needs including those identified with hearing loss.  EHDI Key Contacts are located throughout the state who will assist families in facilitating screening, rescreening, or diagnostic appointments.  EHDI Key Contacts can also answer questions related to financial resources available to families. Find a Local Public Health Department key contact near you

MDH cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information contained in the provider resource section, nor should the inclusion of any given source on this site be considered an endorsement of any kind.  MDH does not recommend one provider over another. Each family has different needs and it is our goal to provide as many options as possible.

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Timely referrals to appropriate providers are critical for reducing loss to follow-up. 

Use this page to search for pediatric audiologists or pediatric ophthalmologists who can best meet the needs of the infant and family. 

  • Level 1 Audiologists provide follow-up hearing screening services and certain hearing aid services. 

  • Level 2 Audiologists provide follow-up hearing screening services and comprehensive diagnostic audiology services including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing and other traditional pediatric test procedures.  

Search by:

  • family address;

  • region of the state; or 

  • the specific services needed.

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Roadmap for success

Create and maintain a care map outlining expected care through the first year of life.

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Timely referrals to appropriate providers are critical for reducing loss to follow-up.

Resources for families

How early - and by what means - can you tell if a child is deaf or hard of hearing?