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Sells C. n.d.. High Priority Infant Tracking Project [Final report]. Olympia, WA: Washington State Office of Parent Child Health Services, 53 pp.

Annotation: Washington State developed and established a system for identifying and tracking high risk infants from birth to age three years. It was an integrated service of the community health care system, including hospitals, health departments, and primary care providers. [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: Web Site: Document Number: NTIS PB93-196715.

Keywords: Early intervention, High risk infants, Identification, Tracking system

Massachusetts Act Early. 2016. Considering culture in autism screening. [no place]: Massachusetts Act Early, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document for primary care health professionals provides tips for promoting the identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities for children from immigrant families or from families whose primary language is not English. Contents include tips for culturally- and linguistically-competent autism screening; the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) screening tool in English and in four translations (Chinese, Haitian Creole, Spanish, and Vietnamese); an assortment of materials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Learn the Signs. Act Early campaign for use in practice; and resource and referral information.

Contact: Massachusetts Act Early, MA Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Autism, Culturally competent services, Developmental disabilities, Developmental screening, Early identification, Immigrants, Infants, Massachusetts, Non English language materials, Public awareness campaign materials, Referrals, State initiatives, Young children

U.S. Bureau of Primary Health Care, Division of Community and Migrant Health. 1992. Clinical data collection and retrieval system for small primary care projects. Rockville, MD: U.S. Bureau of Primary Health Care, Division of Community and Migrant Health, 61 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides information on designing, implementing, and evaluating clinical information systems for small primary health care centers. It discusses manual and automated systems. The manual discusses determining information needs, basic patient information, monitoring health care center activity, identifying special patient characteristics, system components for tracking and recall, monitoring specific aspects of patient care, criteria for automating information systems, and information software. It provides examples of various cards and logs.

Contact: U.S. Bureau of Primary Health Care, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 489-4772 Fax: (301) 480-4098 Web Site: Available in libraries.

Keywords: Health care systems, Information systems, Patient care, Patient identification systems, Primary care facilities, Software

Oglesby A, Sterling H, eds. 1970. Bi-Regional Institute on Earlier Recognition of Handicapping Conditions in Childhood: Proceedings. Berkeley, CA: Unversity of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 159 pp.

Annotation: This volume presents papers from the Bi-Regional Institute on Earlier Recognition of Handicapping Conditions in Childhood, held in Berkeley, California, May 3-7, 1970. Topics include genetic counseling, screening, use of computers in evaluation, prevention, and poverty. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Conferences, Early identification, Screening


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