Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, 2015. Arizona is implementing a Performance Improvement Project to demonstrate a statistically significant increase in the number and percent of children screened for risk of developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool.
MassHealth, 2010. This toolkit provides suggestions for how to implement standardized behavioral health screening tools, guidance on clinical issues related to the screening – such as how to manage the screening within the well-child visit and how to respond to an identified risk of a behavioral health concern – and information about several of the most commonly used MassHealth-approved screening tools.
(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
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).