This report is a summary of early findings from a four-state consortium dedicated to strengthening the early child health and development services offered through Medicaid. It outlines how the Consortium states – North Carolina, Utah, Vermont, and Washington – worked to expand or develop early child health and development services. It examines the various strategies used in each state, including how each of them sought to improve developmental screening for infants and toddlers.
Letter from William Hensel, Medical Director of the Guilford Access Partnership, to Sherry Hay, North Carolina’s ABCD Coordinator, describing the successes of the ABCD I program implementation.
This website was developed during the ABCD initiative in Utah. It provides information, tools, and resources to aid Primary Care Physicians in caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) and providing a Medical Home for all of their patients.
Melinda Abrams (July 2007). This PowerPoint presentation from the ABCD Screening Academy Learning Session provides an overview of the process of implementing a strategy for increasing developmental screening rates.
This webpage of the Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, includes information on early child development projects, some of which were administered in partnership with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. The site provides information on project activities, news and reports, and information regarding Maintenance of Certification Part 4.
This is a website designed by the Minnesota ABCD III Project Team. It includes links to ABCD III tools and resources developed by the project team, ABCD III upcoming events, and tools and resources from other organizations.
This link directs to the Colorado ABCD project homepage. The site includes information for families, health care providers, and community providers. The website also includes information on screening and referral.
This document contains comments from Dr. Marian Earls, Lead Pediatric Consultant, Community Care of North Carolina. Dr. Earls has been involved with ABCD in North Carolina since its inception with ABCD I in 2000. In this document Dr. Earls discusses the outcomes that North Carolina has achieved through its ABCD work over the past twelve years.