Pathways: Birth Through School

Ensuring a Pathway to Literacy for Every Georgia Child Who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Use the resources and information in this section to follow the pathway to language and literacy for your child from birth through school. The steps along the pathway roughly correlate to ages, however please use the resources that you need for where your child is now on the journey. Feel free to contact us for help at any point along the way. 

Graphic indicating the start of the DHH Pathway including: newborn hearing screening at birth, second hearing screening at 1-2 weeks of age, hearing test, ENT appointment and Hearing Aid fitting at 1-2 months of age, early education anytime before 3 months. Further, tips to talk with your baby include: Talk/Sign, Read, Sing, Play, Use Home Language