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.
Katherine Murray, Andrew Barnes, Marjorie Ireland, et al. (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006). This study assesses the specific techniques and instruments primary care pediatricians and family practitioners use to detect emotional and behavioral problems and describes their beliefs about the prevalence of these problems and barriers to universal screening. (From Abstract.)
Iowa Department of Human Services, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (Jan 11, 2007). This resource is an informational release to physicians, nurse practitioners, and screening centers regarding payment for use of standardized screening tools. Payment for a standardized screening tool is not included in the reimbursement for a child’s preventive office visit or E/M service. The letter also describes the appropriate billing codes to use for services.
Kevin Marks and Hollie Hix-Small (2007) PowerPoint presentation amended from a doctoral dissertation originally presented by Hollie Hix-Small, PhD. Provides information on why, where, and when to do developmental screening.
This resource consists of an outline and the PowerPoint slide images of the Social/Emotional Screening and Referral program, a 1.5 hour Continuing Medical Education training program designed to be presented in the office/clinic setting to all staff by a trained healthcare provider
(Alaska ABCD Project, 2007) This flow chart from Alaska provides a template for how a state or community can structure the referral process for services or support to address a potential developmental delay.
(Edward Schor: The Commonwealth Fund, 2005) This presentation by Edward Schor at the UPIQ Social Emotional Learning Collaborative held in Lehi, Utah, May 20, 2005 provides information on the consequences of early childhood developmental problems and the value of early intervention, along with opportunities for community partnership to support healthy child development.
(Utah ABCD Project, 2005) Informational handout summarizing issues related to Part C Early Intervention Programs and suggesting options for advocacy, helping families and further information
(Utah ABCD Project, 2005) Informational handout summarizing issues related to Early Head Start and suggesting options for advocacy, helping families and further information.
(Colorado Early Childhood Connections, 2007) Flow chart for Early Intervention Referral Process showing responsibilities of health care provider’s office, Part C Early Childhood Connections, and where responsibilities overlap.