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North Carolina's ABCD Program: Using Community Care Networks to Improve the Delivery of Childhood Developmental Screening and Referral to Early Intervention Services

Description
Describes the key elements of North Carolina's Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) program that works to identify young children at risk for developmental disabilities and delays. Includes information on identifying standardized screening tools and physician training, building knowledge of referral agencies, developing processes for tracking cases, and improving communication to bridge gaps in understanding.
Author(s)
Sarah Klein, Douglas McCarthy
Date
08/2009
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Children and youth · Health screening · North Carolina