(National Institute for Health Care Management, 2010) This paper is about identifying and treating maternal depression. From NIHCM, “Between 10 and 20 percent of women experience maternal depression, which can lead to serious and costly health complications for both the mother and baby. Given the investments in prevention and the estimated 12 million women of reproductive age who will gain insurance as a result of health care reform, health plans are well suited to support screening and treatment among their members.”
Committee on Children with Disabilities. Pediatrics 2001;108 (1);pp 192-195. This statement provides recommendations for screening infants and young children and intervening with families to identify developmental delays and disabilities. (From abstract)
Utah ABCD Project. (Utah Case Management Provider Manual, 2001). This manual outlines the rules and regulations of Utah’s Targeted Case Management program, highlighting changes made to support case management and services for children with developmental delays or disorders.
Dennis Drotar. (2007). PowerPoint presentation for ABCD Screening Academy Learning Session, July 2007. This presentation describes relevant scientific and pragmatic considerations in choosing developmental screening instruments. It aims to facilitate the discussion of implications for state level developmental screening.
Julie Olson and Chuck Norlin. (2007). This presentation focuses on Utah’s process for selecting screening tools.
(Maryland ABCD Project, 2007) Criteria agreed upon by the Maryland Screening Tool Selection Committee for the purpose of choosing a list of approved tools for general developmental screening for use in the Maryland Healthy Kids Program (EPSDT). This resource also lists tools selected for review based on those criteria.
(Dennis Drotar, Ph.D., Terry Stancin, Ph.D., and Paul Dworkin, M.D., 2008) This manual helps providers choose and apply the structured screening method that is most appropriate for their practice setting. The manual is based on an extensive review of scientific research on available developmental screening instruments. Part I of the manual is designed to help practitioners define their screening needs. Part II includes a series of guides that compare screening instruments with respect to clinical utility, and sensitivity and specificity in different populations and at various ages.
(American Academy of Pediatrics: Healthy Child Care America, 2009) This is a summary report of a meeting hosted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Child Care America, and Child Care and Health Partnership. The goal was: “To strategize new ways to reach out to children and families in the community and child care settings to promote high-quality developmental screening in the context of the medical home.”
(Neva Kaye, Jennifer May: NASHP, 2009) In 2007, 19 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia came together to form the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Screening Academy. They worked, with the support of NASHP, to improve identification of children with or at risk for or with developmental delays.