- Establish and maintain social media presence
- Assess potential member organizations
- Review national recognition of CED accreditation
- Broaden CED certification requirements throughout US
- Address teacher preparation with the US government, including OSEP
- Engage stake holders to place CED accreditation and certification on state legislative agendas
CED participates in major national committees, task forces and work groups.
CED is a member of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) along with the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, American Academy of Audiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and Directors of Speech and Hearing in State Health and Welfare Agencies. CED has board representation on JCIH. A link to JCIH website and the “JCIH 2007 Position Statement on Infant Hearing: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention” is provided below:
CED has also worked closely with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association through the ASHA-CED Joint Committee* and has collaborated on the development of several important position statements and papers. The work of the ASHA-CED Joint Committee* can be found at www.asha.org
* The ASHA-CED Joint Committee has since been disbanded but the website is still available.