October 2017 CAHMI Newsletter: 2016 NSCH data now available on the interactive data query! 
In this newsletter, we announced the availability of new data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health on the DRC’s interactive data query, along with supporting documents. We also shared the CAHMI’s recent info briefs and fact sheet on ACEs and thriving, using data from the 2016 NSCH, as well as updates on the MCH-MRN.


A shared plan of care is an essential element of a medical home for children with special health care needs, yet there is no consensus on either the content of care plans or the process of care planning. A new report from the Lucille Packard Children’s Foundation, a key CAHMI partner, outlines recommended core content of a comprehensive and integrated plan and the steps necessary to create it. Read the report here.


Autism Speaks awards the CAHMI a grant to advance early access to care & develop research and family capacity. Read more about the grant here.


The CAHMI’s Well-Visit Planner online engagement tool is featured on the US Department of Health and Human Services Watch Me Thrive website.

Click here to visit the site and explore the Well-Visit Planner along with a wealth of other resources for families of young children.


The CAHMI now provides micro-data findings on the use and impact of complementary and alternative medicine for US children. See these findings and more at



A new paper authored by CAHMI staff examines key issues and the importance of a life course approach for children with special health care needs.

Read the abstract and get the paper here.


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