Tag Archives: ABCD

  • Colorado participated in the ABCD Screening Academy as a “Setting the Stage for Success” grantee, a project designed to replicate the North Carolina ABCD Project model which integrated structured developmental screening into well-child care visits. Specifically, the ABCD Screening Academy project in Colorado improved child development services by: Incorporating screening requirements into Colorado’s Medical Home […]

    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Colorado
  • Arkansas’ ABCD III project, AR LINKS (Linkages Improve Networks and Knowledge of Services), plans to build AR LINKS on current initiatives and partnerships, many created through their work in the ABCD Screening Academy. The strong partnership between Medicaid, the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, and the local AAP and AAFP chapters enabled […]

    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Arkansas
  • February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Children's Health
  • The five states that participated in the second Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD II) Consortium were successful in improving child development services, increasing the rate of identification of children in need of developmental services, and improving the likelihood that those identified with a potential need received appropriate follow-up services. The results of the […]

    February 13, 2008 | Filed under: Children's Health
  • Since 2000, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and The Commonwealth Fund have conducted two state learning consortia dedicated to improving the delivery of child development services to young children who are Medicaid beneficiaries. The work of the states involved in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) initiative has shown that […]

    December 1, 2006 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications