The California Department of Public Health has an Early Childhood Information Sharing Toolkit for Community Providers. The Toolkit provides various community providers with tools and resources to communicate with one another when there are developmental or behavioral concerns in young children. Included in the kit are a number of basic forms and resources that community-based providers may want to download and make available for staff to use with parents.
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The California Early Start Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources lists over 800 state and local resources with complete contact information. Early intervention and related services and resources include the following:
The California Early Start Central Directory of Early Intervention
Resources are available in PDF format at the California Department of Developmental Services.
To order the California Early Start Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources, please complete and submit an Early Start Order Form.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs
Resources developed by the AAP and pilot projects implementing the AAP algorithm for developmental screening, including policies and protocols, screening algorithms, resources and tips on Medicaid billing, etc. Includes parent resources.
Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD Initiative)
Research and resources promoting child health and development. Includes tools for clinicians and state resources.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Overview of screening, including facts for medical providers with flow chart and diagram of staff responsibilities
Developmental Screening Toolkit for Primary Care Providers
Resources developed by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Children’s Hospital Boston for primary care providers implementing validated screening instruments into their practice. Includes information on screening tools, billing, and referrals.
The Commonwealth Fund
Research on innovations on child health and development, including the work of the ABCD initiative and screening in primary care settings
Information for families on developmental screening and services