In this Issue:
Source: Early Childhood Outcomes Center - Retrieved August 27, 2004
The ECO Center recently prepared a paper entitled Uses and Misuses of Data on Outcomes for Children with Disabilities to make explicit some of the diverse ways in which data on outcomes can be used effectively, as well as misused. The paper provides background information for stakeholders who are involved in developing outcome measurement systems for young children with disabilities.
Uses and Misuses Paper -
Uses and Misuses Tables - http://ectacenter.org/~pdfs/eco/ECO_Outcomes_Uses_tables.pdf.
Source: National Scientific Council on the Developing Child - Retrieved August 27, 2004
The following two commentaries from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child are available online:
Source: March of Dimes - August 17, 2004
The March of Dimes announced today that it has released a complete redesign of its popular PeriStats Web site, offering the most current and detailed maternal and infant health statistics available in the United States. Funding was provided by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health through a 2-year grant collaboration with the New York Academy of Medicine. The new PeriStats Web site offers state-specific perinatal data, including detailed data for the largest cities and counties in the United States, and is available free of charge at http://www.marchofdimes.com/peristats/.