PART XXIX. STATEWIDE NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING PROGRAM

 

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In this part, "part" substituted for "chapter".

 

[321-361] Definitions. As used in this part, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Department" means the department of health.

"Hearing-impaired infant" means an infant who has an impairment that is a dysfunction of the auditory system of any type or degree sufficient to interfere with the acquisition and development of speech and language skills.

"Infant" means a child from birth to thirty-six months of age.

"Management" means the habilitation of the hearing-impaired infant.

"Screening" means a test or battery of tests administered to determine the need for a professional examination. [L 1990, c 85, pt of 3]

 

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