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Community Programs - Resources for Under Identification

Early Identification and Referral

Community Programs - Resources for Under Identification

Early Identification and Referral

This page was last updated on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:42 am

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Issues related to Under-Identification by Community Programs


1. Serious medical complications take priority, so screening or referral for vision and/or hearing loss is not completed.


EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES

>Building rapport and establishing credibility

>Highlighting and repeating your message


MORE ABOUT THE PRACTICES


MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE DEAF-BLIND TA NETWORK

Each of these materials is being shared with permission to adapt for state-specific needs. Every attempt has been made to acknowledge the original source and we ask that you do the same by adding a notation at the bottom that reads: Adapted from: (Title of document), (Author or Project Name), (Date). If anything is incorrectly identified please contact Megan Cote (megan.cote@hknc.org) or Robbin Bull (bullr@wou.edu)



2. Referral or screening for vision loss is not automatically considered when there is suspicion or identification of hearing loss.


EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES

>Building rapport and establishing credibility

>Highlighting and repeating your message

>Preparing tailored program materials


MORE ABOUT THE PRACTICES


MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE DEAF-BLIND TA NETWORK

Each of these materials is being shared with permission to adapt for state-specific needs. Every attempt has been made to acknowledge the original source and we ask that you do the same by adding a notation at the bottom that reads: Adapted from: (Title of document), (Author or Project Name), (Date). If anything is incorrectly identified please contact Megan Cote (megan.cote@hknc.org) or Robbin Bull (bullr@wou.edu)



3. Referral or screening for hearing loss is not automatically considered when there is suspicion or identification of vision loss.


EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES

>Building rapport and establishing credibility

>Highlighting and repeating your message

>Preparing tailored program materials


MORE ABOUT THE PRACTICES


MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE DEAF-BLIND TA NETWORK

Each of these materials is being shared with permission to adapt for state-specific needs. Every attempt has been made to acknowledge the original source and we ask that you do the same by adding a notation at the bottom that reads: Adapted from: (Title of document), (Author or Project Name), (Date). If anything is incorrectly identified please contact Megan Cote (megan.cote@hknc.org) or Robbin Bull (bullr@wou.edu)



4. Lack of knowledge related to specific conditions associated with vision and hearing loss causes providers to not consider hearing and vision losses (and make appropriate referrals or conduct screenings) even when associated conditions are present.


EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES

>Building rapport and establishing credibility

>Preparing tailored program materials


MORE ABOUT THE PRACTICES


MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE DEAF-BLIND TA NETWORK

Each of these materials is being shared with permission to adapt for state-specific needs. Every attempt has been made to acknowledge the original source and we ask that you do the same by adding a notation at the bottom that reads: Adapted from: (Title of document), (Author or Project Name), (Date). If anything is incorrectly identified please contact Megan Cote (megan.cote@hknc.org) or Robbin Bull (bullr@wou.edu)


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