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The IHP Language Development Pathway (LDP) is comprised of the nine steps summarized in the table below (Coutu et al., 2015).While the pathway intends to capture the process for providing language development services, the sequence of steps may not occur exactly as outlined below(e.g.,some steps may be initiated or occur at the same time).The steps may not be sequential and are not intended to describe separate and/or different appointments.The table provides an overview of the service providers who may be supporting a child who is D/HH and their family,during each step in the process. It is not intended to be exhaustive of all professionals who may be working with a child and/or their family.