Category: Results

  • “If it Worked for Us…”

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    Letter from William Hensel, Medical Director of the Guilford Access Partnership, to Sherry Hay, North Carolina’s ABCD Coordinator, describing the successes of the ABCD I program implementation.

  • Illinois Healthy Beginnings II Webpage

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    This webpage of the Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, includes information on early child development projects, some of which were administered in partnership with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. The site provides information on project activities, news and reports, and information regarding Maintenance of Certification Part 4.

  • Minnesota ABCD III Project Website

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    This is a website designed by the Minnesota ABCD III Project Team. It includes links to ABCD III tools and resources developed by the project team, ABCD III upcoming events, and tools and resources from other organizations.

  • Colorado ABCD Website

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    This link directs to the Colorado ABCD project homepage. The site includes information for families, health care providers, and community providers. The website also includes information on screening and referral.

  • Comments: 12 Years of ABCD

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    This document contains comments from Dr. Marian Earls, Lead Pediatric Consultant, Community Care of North Carolina. Dr. Earls has been involved with ABCD in North Carolina since its inception with ABCD I in 2000. In this document Dr. Earls discusses the outcomes that North Carolina has achieved through its ABCD work over the past twelve years.

  • Seven Years of ABCD in Colorado

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    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.

  • 7 Years Since ABCD II

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    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.

  • Comments: Six Years of ABCD

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    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.

  • The ABCD Legacy: In the Words of the States

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    (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.

  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Phase II Initiative: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children Final Evaluation Report

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    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.