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  • This political season, one cannot help but be impressed by the widely divergent and perhaps exaggerated views expressed by presidential candidates. As both Democratic and Republican candidates attempt to distinguish themselves, claims of extreme progressivism and conservatism abound. As many...

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  • We were excited to receive notification of a five-year federal program called the Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model. This is the first Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center model to focus on the health-related social needs of Medicare...

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  • Debating Long Term vs. Proximate Measures to Evaluate Help Me Grow I recently returned from Atlanta, where I took part in  meetings exploring Help Me Grow replication in Georgia. During my time there I had the chance meet with staff...

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  • Take a look at the top of our website. You’ll see that the Help Me Grow National Center has a new tagline: Advancing Developmental Promotion, Early Detection & Linkage to Services The new tagline is highlighted in the following commentary I wrote...

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  • I am extremely pleased to share the results of our national search to fill this new leadership position at the Help Me Grow National Center. Please join me in welcoming Kimberly Martini-Carvell, MA, as our new Executive Director.   Meet Kimberly Martini-Carvell Kimberly...

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  • The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recently released a draft of a report, Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children. On the basis of a systematic review of published studies on screening, the USPSTF found insufficient evidence...

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  • We have learned many lessons as we’ve advocated for Help Me Grow replication across the country. Chief among them is this:  The mission of Help Me Grow does not fall exclusively within either the liberal or conservative mainstream. Political beliefs...

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  • I am privileged to serve as faculty for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau’s (MCHB) Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN). The Network offers participating home visiting program grantees the chance to learn about three topic areas:...

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