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The state of children’s health is a prime concern for
residents of the State of
Full text of these publications is available through the
State Library CONSULS online catalog
Asthma in Connecticut, 2008
Asthma in Connecticut, 2005
Asthma in Connecticut update, 2003
Managing asthma in Connecticut schools : a resource manual
Asthma and Asthma-Related Health Care in Children Enrolled in HUSKY A: 2004
Asthma in Children Enrolled in HUSKY A: FFY 2002
CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
A current table of Connecticut Child Support Guidelines.
CHILREN’S HEALTH PROGRAMS
CHILDREN’S HEALTH IN THE SCHOOLS
Connecticut School Health Survey, including 2005 results
Guidelines for identifying and educating students with serious emotional disturbance
Guidelines for speech and language programs
Guidelines for identifying children with intellectual disability
Guidelines for developing policies and procedures for reporting child abuse and neglect
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH
OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH REPORTS
HUSKY B-non-payment of premiums [electronic resource] / by Robin K. Cohen
State incentives for employer-based health insurance coverage [electronic resource] / by Patricia O'Shea
HUSKY and food stamp costs [electronic resource] / by Robin K. Cohen
HUSKY A and B--recent changes [electronic resource] / by Robin K. Cohen
Children's health issues in 2003 legislative session [electronic resource] / by Saul Spigel
KidCare children's mental health proposal [electronic resource] / by Saul Spigel
Systems of care evaluation [electronic resource] / by Saul Spigel
Child guidance clinics [electronic resource] / by Saul Spigel
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funding [electronic resource] / by Robin Cohen
Husky part A Hartford enrollment study [electronic resource]
SPECIAL CARE NEEDS
Use your public or State Library card barcode to access http://www.iconn.org/
where you will find full text journal and newspaper articles, and an entire
section devoted to Health and Wellness research.
The State Library subscribes to an extensive variety of electronic journals, which are only accessible through public computer terminals at the State Library. Our Electronic Journals page details the titles and available dates. When you visit the Library, we’ll be glad to show you how to search the electronic journal collection by subject. Pertinent titles with information on Children’s Health include:
Annals of dyslexia
Archives of disease in childhood.
Archives of pediatrics & adolescent
Brown University child and adolescent psychopharmacology
Focus on autism and other developmental
Infants and young children
Internet journal of pediatrics
Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing
Journal of emotional and behavioral
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Journal of the Society of Pediatric
Department of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Unit
State of Connecticut Commission on Children
Connecticut State Department of Education, Health Promotion Services/School Nurse Program
provides consultation to school nurses, school nurse leaders, school administrators and the community regarding the health and safety of students. This consultation and technical assistance includes addressing the provisions of health services during the school day and the promotion of health and wellness activities that support student achievement. Professional development programs are periodically organized to further assist and support school nurses.
According to the ATSDR, An estimated 3-4 million American Children live within one mile of at least one hazardous waste site. This site provides resources relating to pediatric toxicology, children's health issues relating to hazardous waste sites, and more.
According to the CDC, childhood-lead poisoning remains a
major preventable environmental health problem in the
CHDI was incorporated in 1997. Its beginnings go back to
1992 with the establishment of the Children’s Fund of Connecticut (CFC).
CFC is a nonprofit charitable foundation dedicated to improving the healthy
The mission of Connecticut Voices for Children is to
promote the well-being of all of
This web site, developed by the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to give girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. Topics include the following: becoming a woman, nutrition & exercise, substance abuse prevention, and mental health & stress issues.
Site provides links to information about adolescent & teen health issues, including smoking, teen pregnancy, injuries, teenage drivers, and more.
Site provides links to information about infant & teen health issues, including autism, child development, playground injuries, and more.
Ready, set, Grow…CT Kids is
National Institute of Mental Health provides a fact sheet
for physicians focusing on the scope of the problem, clinical characteristics,
symptoms, screening, and more. It also includes a list of information resources
and an extensive bibliography.
National Agriculture Library site that provides links to resources for adolescent & older teen resources on nutrition, including information on body images, sports enhancing drugs, and weight control issues.
National Agriculture Library site that provides links relating to nutrition for children, including general sites, food & nutrition fun, and links to resources & materials.
From the national report, this section presents information on several measures of child health including general health and chronic disease, birth outcomes, mortality rates, overweight, immunization rates and rates of birth to adolescents. The full report includes special features on children with asthma, children with specified blood lead levels and parental reports of children's emotional and behavioral difficulties. Access to related state data is also available.
The Child Welfare League of America presents descriptive information on the condition of vulnerable children, using indicators of child protection, health, child care, education, and income support.
Kids Count, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. Kids Count provides policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, and seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 12/2007.