Peter C. van Dyck

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OBJECTIVES The reported increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attendant health and family impact make monitoring of ASD prevalence a public health priority. METHODS The prevalence of parent-reported diagnosis of ASD among US children aged 3 to 17 years was estimated from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (sample size:(More)
CONTEXT The federal and state-level Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) programs are vested with the responsibility for planning and developing systems of care for children with special health care needs. To support achievement of this goal, the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), in partnership with the National Center for Health(More)
Capture, coding and communication of newborn screening (NBS) information represent a challenge for public health laboratories, health departments, hospitals, and ambulatory care practices. An increasing number of conditions targeted for screening and the complexity of interpretation contribute to a growing need for integrated information-management(More)
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