Office of Newborn Screening
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and CF Awareness Month. Annually in AZ, > 100 babies are identified with significant hearing loss and another 25 are diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. Click here to learn more: CF | Hearing
Newborn Screening Advocates
- Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc. (SBTS)
A national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to the advocacy of newborn screening.
- March of Dimes (MOD)
A non-profit organization advocating pregnancy and baby health (preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality) and universal newborn screening.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The professional organization for pediatricians and pediatric medical sub-specialists that publishes Newborn Screening Information and Fact Sheets. AAP has an Arizona chapter and provides Healthy Children, a website for parents.
- Arizona Hands and Voices
Hands and Voices is a non-profit parent to apparent support group dedicated to helping families navigate the EHDI system of care.
- CARES Foundation
An advocacy group serving families of babies identified with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia supporting universal newborn screening guidelines.