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What's New | July 06, 2009

Service Delivery Changes in Caring for Children with Disabilities
About 14 percent of all children in the United States are at increased risk of chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions that require multiple health care services, according to a Maternal and Child Health Bureau survey. Yet, children with disabilities often do not receive adequate services. 

The featured innovations describe innovative programs that improve access to needed services for children with disabilities. The featured QualityTools describe practical tools to better identify children with disabilities.
Featured Innovations:
Featured QualityTools:

 Autism A.L.A.R.M.
Developed by American Academy of Pediatrics

 Kids' Quest on Disability and Health
Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 Learn the Signs. Act Early.
Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 Adolescent Health Transition Project
Developed by University of Washington, Center on Human Development and Disability

 Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) Resources
Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

 Envisioning My Future: A Young Person's Guide to Health Care Transition
Developed by Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) at the University of Florida

Developed by INTERMED Foundation