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Early Identification and Referral Toolbox

Health Care System

The health care system refers to hospitals, clinics, private practices, and health care personnel. Because infants and toddlers with deaf-blindness typically have frequent interactions with this system, agencies and personnel within it can be important allies in identification and referral.

The resources in this section will give you: 

  1. A closer look at how the health care system is organized
  2. Information to help you identify and form partnerships
  3. Ideas for working with providers to address early identification and referral challenges in your state