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Abilities Network Maryland services and support for persons with disabilities and inclusion. Training, consultation and respite care services all available. Website
ABLEDATA The ABLEDATA website database contains information on numerous assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment. This site offers training workshops to learn more about ABLEDATA database use. Website
ABLENET, Inc. AbleNet is a world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, and services to help individuals with disabilities lead productive and fulfilling lives. AbleNet develops and manufactures technology products and curriculum solutions that are designed specifically for individuals with disabilities. Website
About Autism in Toddlers About Autism in Toddlers is a great tool for families and professionals interested in learning how to recognize the early signs of autism spectrum disorder in very young children. It includes videos on the core features of autism and information on the importance of early identification. This is the first in a series of free online resources being developed by the Autism Institute at Florida State University College of Medicine. Website
About Our Kids The NYU Child Study Center offers science-based, research-driven psychiatric care to children and adolescents with learning, behavior, and emotional disorders. Our research initiatives advance our understanding of the causes and treatments of child mental disorders, and these findings are then integrated into our clinical care to provide state-of-the-art service. Outreach programs translate scientific research into everyday skills for parents and educators and into practical applications for pediatricians and mental health professionals around the country. Advanced training efforts prepare the next generation of mental health professionals to meet the demands of a complex and expanding field and help ensure that tomorrow's children will continue to benefit from the translation of research into advanced clinical care and effective treatments. The New York University Child Study Center is dedicated to increasing the awareness of child mental health issues and improving the treatment of child psychiatric illnesses through scientific practice, research, and education. Website
Activities Guide: Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence Executive function and self-regulation skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren't born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to support and strengthen various components of EF/SR in children. Website
ADD Warehouse Order books, videos, training programs, games, professional texts and assessment products from the world's largest collection of ADHD-related resources. Website
Addressing Early Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems According to recent reports, more than 10% of young children have clinically significant mental health problems, but most receive no interventions for their disorder. Although often not recognized, young children experience mental health problems at rates similar to older children. Improved access to care, more research identifying alternative models, adequate payment for providers, and improved education on evidence-based interventions are among the recommendations in the November 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement and technical report Addressing Early Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Website
ADHD data and trends information 2001 Data on ADHD from the Child Trends Data Bank Document
ADHD in Young Children: Use Recommended Treatment First Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry recommend behavior therapy over medication as first-line treatment for young children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently analyzed healthcare claims data for young children insured by Medicaid between 2008 and 2011 and young children insured through employer-sponsored insurance between 2008 and 2014, finding that approximately 75% of young children with ADHD received medicine as treatment. Only about 50% of young children with ADHD in Medicaid and 40% with employer-sponsored insurance received psychological services, which may have included behavior therapy. Website