This document contains comments from Eileen Bennett, Colorado’s ABCD Coordinator. In this document Ms. Bennett discusses the history of ABCD in the state, as well as results and accomplishments achieved through the project.
This document contains comments from Sonni Vierling, Iowa’s 1st Five Healthy Mental Development State Coordinator. In this document Ms. Vierling discusses the history of Iowa’s ABCD II initiative as well as the work done by Iowa’s 1st Five program on these issues since the project ended in 2006.
This document contains comments from Julie Doetsch, Manager, Child Health Section, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. In this document Ms. Doetsch discusses the history of the ABCD II & III initiatives in Illinois. This document also discusses provider training and quality improvement, systems and policy changes, and on-going activities that have taken place in Illinois as a result of ABCD.
(NASHP) This slideshow contains quotes from ABCD team members in 10 different ABCD states discussing the legacy of the program in each state. These quotes were collected between fall 2012 – spring 2013 for the “Success in ABCD: Spotlight on the States” series that appeared in NASHP’s State Health Policy Electronic Newsletter in that time.
(Paula Duncan, 2007) The purpose of this tool is to structure an approach to identifying community resources that might enhance a practice’s ability to serve their patients. This tool allows practitioners to evaluate which organizations they would like to develop or improve links with.
(Alabama ABCD Project, 2007) The purpose of this tool is to provide a structured approach to collecting information about services in the community that might benefit patients.
(North Carolina ABCD Project, 2006) This document lists resources relevant to early childhood development service providers and policymakers.
(Neva Kaye, Jennifer May, Colleen Peck Reuland: NASHP) This State Health Policy Briefing, issued in 2009, is the third in a series examining the efforts of 19 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to improve identification of children with or at risk for developmental delay. This briefing examines these states efforts to gauge their success by measuring screening rates and other efforts.
(Marian Earls: Presentation at October 2012 NASHP Annual Conference) This presentation by Dr. Marian Earls provides a history of ABCD in North Carolina. The presentation details the start of ABCD in North Carolina with ABCD I in 2000 and how Community Care of North Carolina has sustained the work since Commonwealth funding for ABCD ended. The presentation also details results and successes achieved by the project, and offers lessons learned for other states.
(Washington ABCD I Project: Whatcom County Bright Futures) This flowchart was used in ABCD pilots to assist in implementing and integrating the Ages and States Questionnaire (ASQ).