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Berman C. n.d.. Project Zero to Three: [Final report]. Washington, DC: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, 48 pp.

Annotation: The main goal of this project was to improve services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (or at risk for disabililties) and for their families by developing an interstate network for early identification and intervention services for this population. Activities included a national network meeting, two regional conferences, an intensive course, small topical meetings, consultations, publications, and a newsletter. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB92-103373.

Keywords: American Public Welfare Association, Children's Defense Fund, Collaboration of Care, EPDST, Early Intervention, Environmental Risk, Families, Family-Based Health Care, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, High risk infants, Networking, PL 99-457, WIC Program

Pittman K, Adams G. 1988. Teenage pregnancy: An advocate's guide to the numbers. Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund, 51 pp.

Annotation: This report is part of a series of reports on adolescent pregnancy prevention that Children's Defense Fund's (CDF) Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Clearinghouse has produced as part of an effort to keep those working on the many components of this problem aware of issues and developments in the field. A history of CDF's teen pregnancy activities and the steps that CDF recommends to address that problem are discussed. The report focuses on the reproductive and marriage behaviors of teens including a list of basic terms used to describe those behaviors. Goals and trends for addressing the problem are also discussed. Racial and ethnic differences, poverty, adolescent males' reproductive behavior, and geographic differences that provide further understanding of the problem of teenage pregnancy are addressed as well. The report combines narrative and statistical data in addressing these topics.

Contact: Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 628-8787 Secondary Telephone: (800) 233-1200 E-mail: cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org Web Site: http://www.childrensdefense.org $7.45 includes shipping and handling; prepayment required.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, Children's Defense Fund, Ethnic factors, Geographic factors, Poverty, Statistics

   

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