Health Resources and Services Administration September 15, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Supplement to National Technical Resource Center for the Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program at the Utah State University
Document Number: 2016-21711
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA announces the award of a supplement in the amount of $300,000 for the National Technical Resource Center (NTRC) for the Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention program cooperative agreement. Funding in future years is contingent upon satisfactory performance of the recipient, need, and availability of funds. The purpose of the NTRC is to address new research, approaches, and practice advances in the fields of family engagement, early language acquisition, and early literacy. The supplement will fund Utah State University, the cooperative agreement recipient, during the budget periods of the supplement 4/1/2016-3/31/2020, to respond to changes in research, policy, technology, and practice in the newborn hearing screening field in the areas of family engagement, early language acquisition, and early literacy. Funding in FY 2017, FY 2018, and FY 2019, is contingent upon appropriations, satisfactory performance of the recipient, need, and availability of funds.