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Dr. Joseph Kemker and Dr. Emily McClain, audiologists in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences, test the hearing of a Gainesville infant in this circa 2000 photo. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Florida’s universal newborn hearing screening program. Early detection of hearing problems allows clinicians to provide interventions during the first few months of life, an important period for language and speech development.

Dr. Joseph Kemker and Dr. Emily McClain, audiologists in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences, test the hearing of a Gainesville infant in this circa 2000 photo. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Florida’s universal newborn hearing screening program. Early detection of hearing problems allows clinicians to provide interventions during the first few months of life, an important period for language and speech development.

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