3 out of 1,000 newborns are identified with an unexpected hearing level in the United States.

In Arizona in 2012, about 2 out of every 1,000 newborns were identified with an unexpected hearing level, most within the first 6-months. Half of those infants have a bilateral loss and a majority is identified as having a sensorineural loss.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

1) Where can I find Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related information?

2) What information can I use to support my request for communication accommodations to ensure effective communication?

3) How can I file a discrimination complaint?

4) Where can I find information on Deaf events in Arizona?

5) Where can I find Deaf Organizations and Support Groups in Arizona?

6) Where can I find a list of Sign Language Interpreter agencies?

7) Where can I find contact information for Vocational Rehabilitation Services?