Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Autism Spectrum Disorders Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. OSEP December 8, 2008. CDC Programs Specific to ASDs.
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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
December 8, 2008
U.S. Virgin Islands
11 ADDM Sites 2006-2010 (10+CDC)
16 ADDM Sites 2001-2006 (15 +CDC)
Between 1:100 and 1:300 with an average of 1:150 children with ASD.
Multi-state collaborative study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.
California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Approximately 2,700 children, ages 2 to 5, and their parents will be part of this study.
Every child should meet their full potential.
Parent education campaign
about developmental milestones
and warning signs of delay
Catalyst in helping parents and professionals to learn the signs and act early
Bringing together key stakeholders in states to improve early identification and early intervention.
Region V – “Creating Medical Home Solutions for Individuals with Autism,” December 2007
Region VII Summit (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska) - Kansas City, MO February 2008
Region VI Summit (Arkansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas) - Albuquerque, NM March 2008