Online Program

Children with Special Health Care Needs: Updates in Research and Practice

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In this session, presenters will discuss research examining organization-, community- and system-level impacts on quality of life, quality of care, health services utilization, and racial and ethnic disparities for children with special health care needs.
Session Objectives: Identify factors within managed care systems impacting hospital readmissions and quality of care. Assess the impact of racial/ethnic and income disparities on medical and educational services. Analyze physical activity in youth with special needs.
Cynthia Cassell, PhD and Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH

Racial/ethnic disparities in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in kindergarten: Evidence from a nationally-representative cohort   
Marianne Hillemeier, PhD, MPH, Paul Morgan, PhD, George Farkas, PhD and Steven Maczuga, MS
Medicaid managed care impacts on quality of care and readmissions for high risk diabetic children   
Kathleen Healy-Collier, DHA, Walter Jones, PhD, Jim Schmerling, DHA, Kenneth Robertson, MD, MBA and Robert Ferry, MD
Birth hospitals' role in access to early intervention services among drug-exposed infants   
Taletha Derrington, PhD and Milton Kotelchuck, MPH, PhD
Measuring physical activity in youth with cerebral palsy   
Margaret O'Neil, PT, PhD, MPH, Maria Fragala-Pinkham, PT, DPT, MS, Jeffrey Forman, MD, Nancy Lennon, PT, MS, Ameeka George, BS and Stewart Trost, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)