(Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Cynthia S. Minkovitz, Donna M. Strobino, Elisabeth Marks, and William Hou. Pediatrics Vol. 118 No. 1 July 2006, pp. e174-e182 [doi:10.1542/peds.2005-1551]) This study sought to determine whether concurrent maternal depressive symptoms have a greater effect than earlier depressive symptoms on the emergence of maternal parenting practices at 30 to 33 months in […]
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This resource is a summary of the Messaging worksheets completed by states during the Learning Session. ABCD SA Messages Summary
The Council on Children With Disabilities, Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Bright Futures Steering Committee, Medical Home Initiatives for Children With Special Needs Project Advisory Committee (Pediatrics, June 2007, Volume 118, Issue 1). This American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement recommends that developmental surveillance be performed at every preventive visit and that a screening […]
Jack Shonkoff and Deborah Phillips. (Washington, DC: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, 2000). This book presents important conclusions about nature-versus-nurture, the impact of being born into a working family, the effect of politics on programs for children, the costs and benefits of intervention, and other issues. The committee issues a series of challenges […]
Kathleen Hebbeler et al. (U.S. Office of Special Education Programs and SRI International, January 2007). Final Report of the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS). This report from the 10-year NEILS summarizes key findings from the study and notes their implications for policy, practice, and additional research. This report finds that children with developmental problems […]
(Glenace Edwall, October 2012) This is a set of slides presented by Glenace Edwall of the Minnesota ABCD team at the 2012 NASHP Annual Conference. It details the history of ABCD in Minnesota, including policy changes and evaluation results for improving general developmental and social-emotional screening, referral and care coordination.
Web site provides information on all aspects of developmental screening under EPSDT in Minnesota, including recommended forms, billing, referral, and training.