In his seventh State of the State Address this evening, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam reported a state surplus that includes new recurring...
Early Intervention Services - The primary goal of EI is to support families in promoting their child’s optimal development and to facilitate the child’s participation in family and community activities.
Newborn Screening - Comprehensive screening programs for newborns in Tennessee.
Children's Special Services - Provides services to eligible children with special health care needs. CSS has three components: medical services, care coordination, and the Parents Encouraging Parents program.
CoverKids - Provides comprehensive health coverage for children 18 and under and maternity coverage for pregnant women. Coverage for children is similar to the benefits offered to dependents of state employees.
Baby's First Test - A central site that brings together stakeholders and provides easy access to newborn screening resources from community groups, government agencies and public organizations. This resource also features condition specific information, state information, family videos, and a Community Corner section, where visitors can learn about reliable sources of information pertaining to maternal and child health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) - Data and materials are available to families and professionals on State and National newborn hearing screening, diagnostic follow-up, early intervention, and parent support service programs.
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) - Early Hearing Detection & Intervention - Materials and data are available to families and professionals on State and National newborn hearing screening, diagnostic follow-up, early intervention, and parent support service programs.