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- 1/5/10 - Catherine Lord, Somer L. Bishop
"Recent prevalence rates for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are now estimated at about 1 in 110 children in the U.S. Increases in public awareness and research funding in response to the growing numbers of children and adults with this disorder have led to numerous important scientific advances over the last several years. Nevertheless, because ASD remains a diagnosis that is defined completely on the basis of behavior, diagnostic assessment is both complex and expensive. Appropriate...
- 1/1/92 - Pullis, M.
- 1/1/91 - Rita Wicks-Nelson & Allen C. Israel
- 11/1/07 - Lewis, T., & Wehby, J. (Eds.)
- 1/5/09 - FPG Child Development Institute,
Almost 10 percent of American adults suffer from a depressive disorder each year; and another 11 percent experience symptoms of depression that significantly impair life
functioning, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. These figures are even higher for those living in poverty. A 2004 survey published by the Centers for Disease Control reported that “poor persons were four times as likely as non-poor persons to report serious psychological distress.” Children are not...
- 1/1/93 - Kauffman, James M.
- 1/1/97 - Kauffman, James M.
- 1/1/01 - Kauffman, James M.
- 1/26/10 - Kimberly Moherek Sopko
"This in-depth policy analysis provides a background of the early childhood mental health (ECMH) focus of many organizations and legal elements of why it is essential that children with disabilities be included in a comprehensive mental health system. Findings from interviews with four state early childhood staff (i.e., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B section 619 and Part C staff) were conducted around select components of mental health: Connecticut – consultation...
- 1/1/08 - Mandell, David S., Davis, Jasmine K., Bevans, Katherine, Guevara, James P.
The authors examined disparities in special education labeling among children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by merging calendar year 2002 special education records and Medicaid mental health claims for 4,852 children who had been diagnosed with ADHD in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thirty-eight percent were receiving special education services. In adjusted analyses, Black children were less likely than White children to receive these services (odds ratio...
- 1/1/07 - Ehrmann, Nicholas
Objectives: To explore the continuing consequences of segregation for students in elite colleges and test whether male and female students experience the effects of segregation in different ways. Methods: Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen (NLSF, 1999-2003) are used to predict the odds of elite-college graduation separately by gender. Theories on childhood gender socialization are addressed using OLS and logistic regression models to test for gendered pathways through...