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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program. n.d.. Hearing loss fact sheet. [Atlanta, GA: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program], 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet for parents provides information about hearing loss in children. It explains what hearing loss in children is; discusses some signs of hearing loss, what causes it, and whether it can be prevented; and what parents can do it they suspect that their child has hearing loss. The fact sheet is printed in English on one side and in Spanish on the other.

Contact: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E-88, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (404) 498-3032 Secondary Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Fax: (404) 498-3060 E-mail: ehdi@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/ehdi Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Child development, Children, Consumer education materials, Early childhood development, Hearing disorders, Hearing screening, Hearing tests, Heath services, Infant development, Infants, Prevention, Spanish language materials

Children's Dental Health Project. 2018. Introducing quality improvement methodology: Learning for action. Washington: DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings of the Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement National Learning Network to enhance the evidence base for improving access to and quality of oral health care for pregnant women and infants. It discusses project activities, the rationale for the quality-improvement processes, and preliminary results of the collaborative. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Children's Dental Health Project, 1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8288 Fax: (202) 331-1432 E-mail: info@cdhp.org Web Site: https://www.cdhp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Access to health care, Infants, Oral heath, Pregnant women, Quality assurance

Great Start Collaborative - Van Buren County, Great Start Safe Sleep Initiative. 2013. On the back to sleep, on the tummy to play. [Lawrence, MI]: Great Start Collaborative - Van Buren County, Great Start Safe Sleep Initiative, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents of infants provides information to help parents ensure that their infant does not develop a flat spot on the back of the head from sleeping in his or her back. A list of things that parents can do while their infant is awake is provided, along with illustrations.

Contact: Great Start Collaborative - Van Buren County, Lawrence, MI Telephone: (269) 539-5205 E-mail: http://www.greatstart-vanburen.org/ContactUsForm/tabid/70/Default.aspx Web Site: http://www.greatstart-vanburen.org/ Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Infant, Infant heath, Newborn infants, Prevention, Sleep position

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. 2013. Hispanics in Maryland: Health data and resources. Balitmore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the health of Maryland's Hispanic population. The report includes data highlights; basic information about this population; and information about social and economic well-being, economic characteristics, mortality, access to health care, health risk and protective factors, cancer, chronic disease, HIV and infectious diseases, maternal and infant health, and mental health. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 201 West Preston Street, Room 500, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-7117 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/mhhd/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx Web Site: https://health.maryland.gov/mhhd/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Cancer, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Economic factors, Ethnic factors, HIV, Health, Hispanic Americans, Infant health, Maryland, Mental heath, Minority groups, Mortality, Protective factors, Racial factors, Risk factors, Spanish language materials, State surveys, Statistical data, Women's health

Schumacher R. 2011. State issues and innovations in creating integrated early learning and development systems: A follow-up to Early childhood 2010–Innovations for the next generation. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Education, 134 pp.

Annotation: This report is intended to capture the spirit of and themes from the meeting, Early Childhood 2010: Innovations for the Next Generation, held in Washington, DC, in August 2010. The purpose of the meeting was to improve collaboration and partnership at the federal, state, and local levels in support of integrated state early learning and development systems for infants and children from birth through age 8. Topics include coordinated state leadership, effective use of data, systemic quality improvement, partnerships with families and communities, physical and behavioral health integration, and children with multiple risks.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.samhsa.gov Available from the website. Document Number: DHHS Pub. No. (SMA) 11-4661.

Keywords: Child behavior, Child development, Child heath, Collaboration, Communities, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Families, High risk children, Infant development, Infant health, Leadership, Program coordination, Service coordination, Service delivery systems, Statistical data

Florida Department of Health. 2010. Florida's maternal, infant and early childhood home visiting needs assessment. [Tallahassee, FL]: Florida Department of Health, 238 pp.

Annotation: This 5-year needs assessment for Florida's maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting program provides an overview of the impact of needs assessments, offers a statewide data report and discussion, and discusses defining communities in need, identifying Florida counties in need, quality and capacity of existing home visiting programs, Florida's substance abuse program, and a summary of the needs-assessment results.

Contact: Florida Department of Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399, Telephone: (850) 245-4147 Fax: (850) 487-4574 Web Site: http://www.doh.state.fl.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Communities, Early childhood development, Florida, High risk groups, Home visiting, Infant development, Infant health, Low income groups, Needs assessment, State MCH programs, Statistical data, Substance abuse prevention programs, Women's heath, Young children

National Commission on Children and Disasters. 2010. 2010 report to the President and Congress. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 185 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a study that examined and assessed the needs of infants, children, and adolescents from birth through age 18 in relation to the preparation for, response to, and recovery from all hazards, including major disasters and emergencies, by building upon the evaluations of other entities and reviewing their findings, conclusions, and recommendations. The report includes findings, conclusions, and recommendations on the following topics: physical health, mental health, and trauma; child care; child welfare; elementary and secondary education; sheltering, temporary housing, and affordable housing; transportation; juvenile justice; evacuation; and relevant activities in emergency management.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ pub. no. 10-M037; ISBN 978-1-58763-401-7.

Keywords: Adolescent heath, Adolescents, Child care, Child health, Child welfare, Children, Costs, Disaster planning, Education, Emergencies, Housing, Infant health, Infants, Juvenile justice, Mental health, Transportation, Trauma

National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 2010. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (upd. ed.). [Rockville, Md]: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The fact sheet discusses progress in understanding, preventing, and treating the problem since alcohol's ability to cause birth defects was first recognized over three decades ago. Steps for health professionals and women who are pregnant or who are considering becoming pregnant to take to prevent FASD are provided. Research geared toward better preventing and treating FASD in the future is also discussed.

Contact: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, , 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304, Bethesda, MD 20892-9304, Telephone: (301) 443-3860 Fax: (301) 780-1726 E-mail: NIAAAweb-r@exchange.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Alcohol use during pregnancy, Birth injuries, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Fetal alcohol effects, Fetal alcohol syndrome, Infant health, Prevention, Reproductive heath, Research, Treatment, Trends

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Pediatrics. 2009. 2009-2010 influenza season triage algorithm for children ([equal to or under] 18 years) with influenza-like illness. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 p.

Annotation: This algorithm, which was developed for physicians and those under their direct supervision, offers information to help in providing advice to parents or other caregivers of ill children about seeking medical care for influenza-like illnesses. The algorithm provides information about what type of treatment should be sought based on the child's age, symptoms, and risk factors.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Children with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Infant heath, Infants with special health care needs, Influenza

Helm T, Rice G, Hein J. 2009. Yuma County needs assessment. [Tuscon, AZ]: University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Center for Rural Health, 68 pp.

Annotation: This document is a needs assessment for Yuma Country, Arizona. The document includes a summary of county characteristics (history and description, demographic indicators, marital status, economic indicators, and education) and discusses general health indicators, materal and perinatal health indicators, infant and child health indicators; Healthy People 2010; Title V block grant performance measures; and a survey of prenatal care in Yuma County.

Contact: University of Arizona, Center for Rural Health, 1295 N Martin - P.O. Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724, Telephone: (520) 626-5823 Fax: (520) 626-3101 E-mail: http://crh.arizona.edu/contact Web Site: http://www.crh.arizona.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Domestic violence, Economic factors, Education, Educational attainment, Health, Health care utilization, Health services, Healthy People 2010, Infant health, Low birthweight, Low income groups, Marital status, Perinatal health, Prenatal care, Statistical data, Title V of the Social Security Act, Unemployment, lead poisoning, oral heath

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.