HB 118 Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources.
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Summary as introduced:
Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources for parents and educators; advisory committee; report. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in coordination with the Department of Education, to (i) select, with input from an advisory committee that the bill establishes, language development milestones and include such milestones in a resource for use by parents of a child from birth to age five who is identified as deaf or hard of hearing to monitor and track their child's expressive and receptive language acquisition and developmental stages toward English literacy; (ii) disseminate such resource to such parents; (iii) select existing tools or assessments for educators for use in assessing the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf or hard of hearing; (iv) disseminate such tools or assessments to local educational agencies and provide materials and training on their use; and (v) annually produce a report that compares the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf or hard of hearing with the language and literacy development of their peers who are not deaf or hard of hearing and make such report available to the public on its website.

Full text:
12/15/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103190D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
12/15/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103190D
12/15/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/18  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/02/18  House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
02/13/18  House: Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions