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Helping to understand and highlight childhood issues
Jul 31, 2018
Too many California children are failing to get the well-coordinated mix of medical and mental health care services that they need to thrive. There is a clear need for expansion of the childcentered health home model to provide comprehensive health care management and coordination to improve the mental health outcomes of California children.
Feb 15, 2018
Research shows relationships fuel early brain development and provide the foundation for lifelong health and success. Yet we also know that parenting a very young child places enormous physical and emotional demands on adults. Some families may not have what they need, or know where to turn for support if they want it, even when it is within reach in their own community.
May 2, 2017
Despite a changing uncertain federal landscape, California continues to successfully enroll low-income children—
regardless of their immigration status—into Medi-Cal health coverage.
Feb 23, 2017
Policy vision to coordinate support for children age zero to three
Feb 16, 2017
The Affordable Care Act provides Medicaid up to age 26 to youth who “age out” of foster care.
Feb 13, 2017
An infographic created by Children Now showing the affects of asthma on children and families. When asthma’s not controlled, kids & families pay the price.
Nov 15, 2016
An interactive, online report, the 2016-17 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being delivers a current and comprehensive picture of children’s condition in every one of California’s 58 counties.
Aug 1, 2016
Maternal, Infant, & Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) is the first nationwide expansion of home visiting.
Aug 1, 2016
Home visiting programs are voluntary, family-centered programs that match new and expectant parents with trained professionals who provide ongoing, individualized support throughout pregnancy and a child’s first years of life.
May 30, 2016
Medi-Cal for all kids starting in May 2016
Jan 6, 2016
The 2016 California Children’s Report Card provides a complete evaluation of the current status of California’s kids to ensure that the state’s leaders make sound policy decisions and keep kids a priority in 2016 and beyond.
Apr 7, 2015
Pediatricians recommend that all kids under three receive routine, formal developmental and behavioral screenings as part of well-child health care visits.
Jan 21, 2015
The Common Core standards set higher expectations for students, aiming to successfully engage them in deeper learning skills and expose them to new opportunities and approaches to learning.