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Key Findings: Prevalence of cerebral palsy, co-occurring autism spectrum disorders, and motor functioning
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology journal has published a new study: “Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy, Co-Occurring Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Motor Functioning - Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, USA, 2008.”
(Published: October 23, 2013)

Key Findings: Are children with neurologic or neurodevelopmental conditions being vaccinated for the flu?
In a new study published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, parents and doctors were surveyed to find out if children with neurologic or neurodevelopmental conditions were being vaccinated for the flu.
(Published: September 13, 2013)

Key findings: Childhood vision impairment, hearing loss and co-occurring autism spectrum disorder
The Disability and Health Journal has published a new study
(Published: July 29, 2013)

Key Findings: Flu Deaths in Children
Children with neurologic disorders at higher risk.
(Published: August 29, 2012)

Key Findings: Trends in the Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities
This study determined the prevalence of developmental disabilities in U.S. children and in selected populations for a 12-year period.
(Published: May 24, 2011)

Recent Articles

The following is a list of recently published CDC-authored scientific articles.

Publications2013

Maternal infections during pregnancy and cerebral palsy: A population-based cohort study.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. November 2013.
Miller JE, Pedersen LH, Streja E, Bech BH, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Schendel DE, Christensen D, Uldall P, Olsen J.

Prevalence of cerebral palsy, co-occurring autism spectrum disorders, and motor functioning – Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, USA, 2008.
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. October 2013.
Christensen D, Van Naarden Braun K, Doernberg NS, Maenner MJ, Arneson CL, Durkin MS, Benedict RE, Kirby RS, Wingate MS, Fitzgerald R, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Congenital cerebral palsy and prenatal exposure to self-reported maternal infections, fever, or smoking.
American Journal of Obstetric and Gynecology. October 2013.
Streja E, Miller JE, Bech BH, Greene N, Pedersen LH, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Schendel DE, Christensen D, Uldall P, Olsen J.

Maternal prepregnancy weight status and associations with children’s development and disabilities at kindergarten.
International Journal of Obesity. October 2013.
Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Kim SY, Schieve LA.

Recurrence of autism spectrum disorders in full- and half-siblings and trends over time: a population-based cohort study.
JAMA Pediatrics. October 2013.
Grønborg TK, Schendel DE, Parner ET.  
 

Childhood vision impairment, hearing loss and co-occurring autism spectrum disorder. Disability and Health Journal. July 2013.
Kancherla V, Van Naarden Braun K, Yeargin-Allsopp M.


Urbanicity and autism spectrum disorders.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. June 2013.
Lauritsen MB, Astrup A, Pedersen CB, Obel C, Schendel DE, Schieve L, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Parner ET.

The role of migration and choice of denominator on the prevalence of cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. June 2013.
Van Naarden Braun K, Maenner MJ, Christensen D, Doernberg NS, Durkin MS, Kirby RS, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Dental care among young adults with intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities. May 2013.
Kancherla V, Van Naarden Braun K, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Frequency and pattern of documents diagnostic features and the age of autism identification. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. April 2013.
Maenner MJ, Schieve LA, Rice CE, Cunniff C, Giarelli E, Kirby RS, Lee LC, Nicholas JS, Wingate MS, Durkin MS.

Prenatal valproate exposure and risk of autism spectrum disorders and childhood autism: a population-based study. Journal of the American Medical Association. April 2013.
Christensen J, Grønborg TK, Sørensen MJ, Schendel D, Parner ET, Pedersen LH, Vestergaard M.

Hospitalizations among persons with Down syndrome: a national cohort study. American Journal of Medical Genetics. April 2013.
Zhu JL, Hasle H, Correa A, Schendel D, Friedman JM, Olsen J, Rasmussen SA.


Changes in prevalence of parent-reported autism spectrum disorder in school-aged U.S. children: 2007-2012.
National Health Statistics Reports. March 2013.
Blumberg SJ, Bramlett MD, Kogan MD, Schieve LA, Jones JR, Lu MC.


Evaluating changes in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders. Public Health Reviews. March 2013.  Rice CE, Rosanoff M, Dawson G, Durkin MS, PhD, Croen LA, PhD, Singer A, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Periconceptional folic acid and risk of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of the American Medical Association. February 2013.
Berry RJ, Crider KS, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Predictors of ascertainment of autism spectrum disorders across nine US communities. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Epub ahead of print.
Pettygrove S, Pinborough-Zimmerman J, John Meaney F, Van Naarden Braun K, Nicholas J, Miller L, Miller J, Rice C.

Tourette syndrome, parenting aggravation, and the contribution of co-occurring conditions among a nationally representative sample. Disability and Health Journal. January 2013.
Robinson LR, Bitsko RH, Schieve LA, Visser SN.

2012

Comparison of a broad-based screen versus disorder-specific screen in detecting young children with an autism spectrum disorder.
Autism. December 2012.
Wiggins LD, Piazza V, Robins DL.
 

Autism after infection, febrile episodes, and antibiotic use during pregnancy: an exploratory study. Pediatrics. December 2012.
Atladóttir HÓ, Henriksen TB, Schendel DE, Parner ET.

Neonatal encephalopathy or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy? Annals of Neurology. December 2012.  Schendel D, Nelson KB, Blair E.

Occurrence and family impact of elopement in children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. November 2012.
Anderson C, Law JK, Daniels A, Rice C, Mandell DS, Hagopian L, Law PA.

Associations between maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child neurodevelopment at 2 years of age. International Journal of Obesity. October 2012.
Hinkle SN, Schieve LA, Stein AD, Swan DW, Ramakrishnan U, Sharma AJ.


Short report: Improving record-review surveillance of young children with an autism spectrum disorder.
Autism. September 17, 2012.
Wiggins LD, Robins DL, Yeargin-Allsopp M.

Associations between maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child neurodevelopment at 2 years of age.
International Journal of Obesity. September 11, 2012 [Epub ahead of print]
Hinkle SN, Schieve LA, Stein AD, Swan DW, Ramakrishnan U, Sharma AJ.

Excess Gestational Weight Gain Is Associated with Child Adiposity among Mothers with Normal and Overweight Prepregnancy Weight Status. The Journal of Nutrition. September 5, 2012
Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Swan DW, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, & Stein AD.

Assessment of assisted reproductive technology use questions: pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system survey, 2004.
Public Health Reports. September 2012;127(5):516-23.
Barradas DT, Barfield WD, Wright V, D'Angelo D, Manning SE, Schieve LA.

Patterns of contact with hospital for children with an autism spectrum disorder: a danish register-based study.
Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders. 2012 Aug;42(8):1717-28.
Atladóttir HO, Schendel DE, Lauritsen MB, Henriksen TB, Parner ET.

Survival among people with Down syndrome: a nationwide population-based study in Denmark.
Genetics in Medicine. August 9, 2012 [Epub ahead of print]
Zhu JL, Hasle H, Correa A, Schendel D, Friedman JM, Olsen J, Rasmussen SA.

Using maternally reported data to investigate the association between early childhood infection and autism spectrum disorder: the importance of data source.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. July 2012;26(4):373-85. [Epub May 28, 2012]
Atladóttir HÓ, Henriksen TB, Schendel DE, Parner ET.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Reclassified: A Second Look at the 1980s Utah/UCLA Autism Epidemiologic Study.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. June 13, 2012.
Miller JS, Bilder D, Farley M, Coon H, Pinborough-Zimmerman J, Jenson W, Rice CE, Fombonne E, Pingree CB, Ritvo E, Ritvo RA, McMahon WM.

Reliability of Gestational Weight Gain Reported Postpartum: A Comparison to the
Birth Certificate
.
Maternal Child Health Journal. June 16, 2012.
Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, Swan DW, Stein AD.

Association Between Blood Spot Transforming Growth Factor-β and Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Extremely Low-Birth Weight Infants.
Pediatric Cardiology. June 10, 2012 [Epub ahead of print]
Natarajan G, Shankaran S, McDonald SA, Das A, Ehrenkranz RA, Goldberg RN, Stoll BJ, Tyson JE, Higgins RD, Schendel D, Hougaard DM, Skogstrand K, Thorsen P, Carlo WA.

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 14 Sites, United States, 2008.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. March 30, 2012. 61(SS03); 1-19
Corresponding author: Jon Baio, EdS, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC. 
[
Community Report]

Retention of autism spectrum diagnoses by community professionals: findings from the autism and developmental disabilities monitoring network, 2000 and 2006.
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. June 2012;33(5):387-95. [Epub May 10, 2012]
Wiggins LD, Baio J, Schieve L, Lee LC, Nicholas J, Rice CE.

Parent-Reported Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in US-Born Children: An Assessment of Changes within Birth Cohorts from the 2003 to the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health
Maternal and Child Health Journal. April 16, 2012. Suppl 1:S151-7.
Schieve LA, Rice C, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Boyle CA, Kogan MD, Drews C, and Devine O.

The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED): A Multisite Epidemiologic Study of Autism by the Centers for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE) Network
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. February 17, 2012.
Schendel DE, Diguiseppi C, Croen LA, Fallin MD, Reed PL, Schieve LA, et al.
[Key Findings]

Children with cerebral palsy: Racial disparities in functional limitations
Epidemiology. January 23, 2012. (1):35-43.
Maenner MJ, Benedict, RE, Arneson, CL, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Wingate, MS, Kirby, RS, Van Naarden Braun, K, & Durkin, MS. Maenner MJ, Benedict RE, Arneson CL, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Wingate MS, Kirby RS, Van Naarden Braun K, Durkin MS.

Parental Age and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Annals of Epidemiology. March 12, 2012. 22(3):143-50. [E-pub January 24, 2012.]
Parner ET, Baron-Cohen S, Lauritsen MB, Jørgensen M, Schieve LA, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Obel C.

Support for a dimensional view of autism spectrum disorders in toddlers.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. February 2012. 42(2): 191-200.
Wiggins LD, Robins DL, Adamson LB, Bakeman R, Henrich CC.
 

Association between parental nativity and autism spectrum disorder among US-born non-Hispanic white and Hispanic children, 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health
Disability and Health Journal. January 2012. 5(1):18-25. [Epub November 3, 2011.]
Schieve LA, Boulet SL, Blumberg SJ, Kogan MD, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Boyle CA, Visser SN, & Rice C.

Medical expenditures attributable to cerebral palsy and intellectual disability among Medicaid-enrolled children
Research in Developmental Disabilities. May-Jun2012. 33(3):832-40. [Epub January 11, 2012.]
Kancherla V, Amendah DD, Grosse SD, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K.

Autism spectrum disorders and health care expenditures: The effects of co-occurring conditions
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. January 2012. 33(1):2-8
Peacock G, Amendah D, Ouyang L, Grosse S.

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