(North Carolina ABCD Project, 2006) This document lists resources relevant to early childhood development service providers and policymakers.
Information for parents on ASDs and the importance of early identification and intervention
Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Phase II Initiative: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children Final Evaluation ReportRead More
Carolyn Gray, Kimberley Fox, and Martha Elbaum Williamson (2013). This report assesses changes in developmental, autism, and lead screening rates and evidence-based office processes in IHOC initiative practices. It summarizes lessons in implementing practice changes and challenges in using CHIPRA and IHOC measures at the practice-level to inform quality improvement.
Susan Dosreis, et al. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Apr 2006; 27(2) Supplement 2: S88-S94. This study examines (1) the factors influencing the use of general developmental and autism-specific screening tools in primary care pediatric practice, (2) the barriers to providing these assessments, and (3) pediatricians’ beliefs regarding ASD (autism spectrum disorder) prevalence. (From abstract).