Congenital Heart Defects and Receipt of Special Education Services.

  title={Congenital Heart Defects and Receipt of Special Education Services.},
  author={Tiffany J. Riehle-Colarusso and Andrew R Autry and Hilda Razzaghi and Coleen A. Boyle and William T. Mahle and Kim Van Naarden Braun and Adolfo Correa},
  volume={136 3},
BACKGROUND We investigated the prevalence of receipt of special education services among children with congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared with children without birth defects. METHODS Children born from 1982 to 2004 in metropolitan Atlanta with CHDs (n = 3744) were identified from a population-based birth defect surveillance program; children without birth defects (n = 860 715) were identified from birth certificates. Cohorts were linked to special education files for the 1992-2012… CONTINUE READING