Children & Family Services

The children and family services market encompasses a wide range of services and supports for children who are involved with the child welfare system and/or who have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. For organizations serving children, the market challenges are increasing – from increased incidence of serious child mental health issues and autism, to a lack of community-based placements for children with complex needs, to increases in family involvement in the child welfare system due to parental opioid use, to uncertainty in the special education sector about the implications of new federal policies.

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Children With Autism Less Likely To Receive Preventive Care Blood Pressure Screening

From 2002 through 2018, children with autism ages three and older were less likely to receive a blood pressure screening at preventive care visits than children without autism. Blood pressure screenings at preventive care visits took place at 55.8% of visits for children with autism and 75.7% of visits for children without autism. The screening… Read

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