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Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program (RIHAP)

Dr. Betty Vohr, M.D., Director
Women and Infants' Hospital
134 Thurber Avenue, Suite 215
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 277-3700 voice
(401) 277-3701 TTY
(401) 276-7813 fax
Web site: www.wihri.org
Email: rihap@wihri.org

Summary: RIHAP has provided state mandated hearing screenings for every infant born in Rhode Island. Every birthing hospital in Rhode Island participates in this program.

Rhode Island Department of Health's Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Department of Health
Division of Community, Family Health and Equity
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-6146 voice
Web site: www.health.ri.gov
Email: Liza.Then@Health.ri.gov

Summary: RI Dept of Health Newborn Hearing Screening Program provides resources to families.  Our program connects with families to make sure that diagnosis and intervention are not delayed. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential.