Early Hearing Detection, and Intervention Program (EHDI) and Early Intervention
Data Sharing Partnerships Improve Systems
Partnerships between the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program and Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) program can support and improve outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) and their families. Collaboration between these programs is specified in the IDEA Part C Regulations 34 CFR §303.302(c)(ii)(J) and strengthened in P.L. 115-71, EHDI Act of 2017.
Data Sharing Agreement Template: Examples from the Early Hearing Detection, and Intervention Program (EHDI) and Early Intervention Programs
This template provides users with examples of components, descriptions, and language to use for data sharing agreements and memoranda of understanding (MOU) between service providers for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Data Sharing Agreement Checklist: Early Hearing Detection, and Intervention Program (EHDI) and Part C
This checklist has been developed by the EHDI Outcomes Committee as a resource for state Part C and EHDI staff to use as they develop Data Sharing Agreements, consistent with the federal requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Produced in collaboration with:
The contents of this document were developed:
- Under a grant, #H373Z190002, and a cooperative agreement, #H326P170001, from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. DaSy Center Project Officers: Meredith Miceli and Amy Bae ECTA Center Project Officer: Julia Martin Eile
- Under a cooperative agreement funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of award U52MC04391.
However, the content does not necessarily represent the policy of, official views or an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education, or the Department of Health and Human Services.