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"Are you available for the next 18 months?" - methods and aims of a longitudinal birth cohort study investigating a universal developmental surveillance program: the ‘Watch Me Grow’ study

Eapen, Valsamma; Woolfenden, Susan; Williams, Katrina; Jalaludin, Bin; Dissanayake, Cheryl; Axelsson, Emma L; Murphy, Elisabeth; Eastwood, John; Descallar, Joseph; Beasley, Deborah; Črnčec, Rudi; Short, Katherine; Silove, Natalie; Einfeld, Stewart; Prior, Margot

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BACKGROUND Universal developmental surveillance programs aimed at early identification and targeted early intervention significantly improve short- and long-term outcomes in children at risk of developmental disorders. However, a significant challenge remains in providing sufficiently rigorous research and robust evidence to inform policy and service delivery. This paper describes the methods of the 'Watch Me Grow' study that aims to maximise accurate early detection of children with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-09-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95376
Source: BMC Pediatrics
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-234

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