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Newborn Hearing Screening

The first two years of a child’s life are the most important for speech and language development. That’s why it’s important to detect hearing problems early. The state of Oregon requires that all newborns be given a hearing test soon after they are born.

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Portland State University: Speech & Hearing Sciences

The mission of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is to contribute, through teaching and research, to the understanding of normal processes and disorders of speech, language and hearing, to prepare professionals to assess and treat communication disorders, and to provide service to people in the community with communication challenges.