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Developmental and Autism Screening: A Survey Across Six States
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends screening children for developmental delay and autism. Studies of current screening practice to date have been limited in scope and primarilyExpand
Epidemiology and Management of Infectious Diseases in International Adoptees
SUMMARY International adoptees represent a group of children with unique health care needs. Data from published studies, along with the recent experience of the Yale International Adoption Clinic,Expand
Overweight and Obesity in a Sample of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of overweight/obese status in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), identify associated characteristics, and develop a model to predict weight status.Expand
Screening for behavioral health problems in primary care
Purpose of review The epidemiology of behavioral health disorders in children and the current literature on the identification of these problems within primary care are reviewed. Suggestions areExpand
Language and cognitive outcomes in internationally adopted children
Abstract This study focuses on the association between language skills and core cognitive processes relative to the duration of institutionalization in children adopted from orphanages abroad.Expand
Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated With Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Children and adolescents affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol who have brain damage that is manifested in functional impairments of neurocognition, self-regulation, and adaptive functioning mayExpand
Promoting Optimal Development: Screening for Behavioral and Emotional Problems
By current estimates, at any given time, approximately 11% to 20% of children in the United States have a behavioral or emotional disorder, as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ofExpand
More evidence for reach out and read: a home-based study.
OBJECTIVE Reach Out and Read (ROR), a clinic-based literacy program, has been shown to improve literacy outcomes in impoverished children. No study has used direct observation to assess a child'sExpand
Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders in 12-Month-Old High-Risk Siblings by Parental Report
This study examines whether parental report of social-communicative and repetitive behaviors at 12 months can be helpful in identifying autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in younger siblings of childrenExpand
Young child socioemotional/behavioral problems and cumulative psychosocial risk.
Limited information is available about the rates and risk correlates of socioemotional/behavioral problems in young children in pediatric primary care settings serving low-income families. OurExpand