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Starting early: Developmental screenings can increase a child's potential

Resource Type: Fact Sheets & Briefs
Author(s): Mississippi Kids Count;
Date Issued: October, 2018
Publisher(s): Mississippi Kids Count
Description: This brief was made possible with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and technical assistance through the Early Childhood Data Collaborative at Child Trends. This research has built upon work funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in implementing the Mississippi Data Project (msdataproject.com). Together, this support has allowed researchers at Mississippi KIDS COUNT to conduct a study on school readiness of children enrolled in Mississippi's Medicaid Program. This brief provides information on the characteristics of kindergarten students enrolled in Medicaid, their participation in Medicaid's EPSDT program, and their level of kindergarten readiness. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): Annie E. Casey Foundation
Source: Starkville, MS: Mississippi Kids Count. Retrieved from https://kidscount.ssrc.msstate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/KC-IDS-policy-brief_9.28.18.pdf
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness

Service Delivery > Physical & Mental Health & Safety
Country: United States
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