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FOSTER CARE: Additional Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics. Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 3rd Edition.

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption and Dependent Care. Developmental issues for young children in foster care. Pediatrics 2000; 106(5):1145-1150.

American Academy of Pediatrics Medical Home Initiatives for Children With Special Needs Project Advisory Committee. Organizational principles to guide and define the child health care system and/or improve the health of all children: The medical home. Pediatrics 2002; 101(1):184-186.

American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force for Health Care for Children in Foster Care, American Academy of Pediatrics, District II, New York State. Fostering Health: Health Care for Children in Foster Care. 2nd edition; American Academy of Pediatrics; 2005.

Blatt SD, Saletsky RD, Meguid V, Church CC, O'Hara MT, Haller-Peck SM, Anderson JM. A comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to providing health care for children in out-of-home care. Child Welfare 1997; 6(2):331-347.

Blatt SD, Simms M. Foster care: Special children, special needs. Contemporary Pediatrics 1997; 14:109-129.

DiGiuseppe DL, Christakis DA. Continuity of care for children in foster care. Pediatrics 2003; 111(3):e208-213.

Horwitz SM, Owens P, Simms MD. Specialized assessments for children in foster care. Pediatrics 2000; 106(1 Pt 1):59-66.

New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) Pediatric AIDS Unit. Medical Consent for Foster Children and Consent for Psychotropic Medication. Brochures from ACS, 150 William St., 14-P1, New York, NY 10038.

New York Civil Liberties Union, 125 Broad Street, 17th Floor New York, NY 10004; Phone: 212-344-3005 New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

New York State Citizens Coalition for Children, Inc. New York State adoption and foster care data.

New York State Department of Health. Authorization for Release of Confidential HIV Related Information. Form (DOH-2557-HIPPA Rev. 4/03).

New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Information on foster care. Address: 52 Washington Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144; Phone: 1-800-345-KIDS.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Working Together: Health Services for Children in Foster Care (Manual for caseworkers). OCFS; 2003.

Schneiderman JU. Health issues of children in foster care. Contemporary Nurse 2003; 14(2):123-128.

Simms MD, Dubowitz H, Szilagyi MA. Health care needs of children in the foster care system. Pediatrics 2000; 106(4 Suppl):909-918.

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