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Department of Defense Policies on Accommodating Children with Special Needs in Child Care Programs
GAO-13-165R: Published: Jan 16, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 2013.
DOD officials stated that their policy is to accommodate children with special needs unless those accommodations fundamentally alter the nature of the program. However, DOD does not centrally collect or maintain data on accommodation decisions; instead they are kept at the installation level. Two services--Army and Air Force--have begun or plan to collect specific data at the service level to moni...
Home Visiting: A Promising Early Intervention Service Delivery Strategy
T-HRD-91-2: Published: Oct 2, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1990.
GAO discussed home visiting as a way to deliver preventive health and social services to women and their families. GAO noted that: (1) home visiting was a promising strategy for improving birth outcomes, preventing child mistreatment, and improving child health and development; (2) home visiting could be particularly useful for women at risk of poor outcomes, such as teenage mothers, substance-abu...
Transfer of St. Elizabeths Hospital to the District of Columbia
124313: Jun 6, 1984
GAO discussed its report which presented a plan to transfer financial responsibilities for St. Elizabeths Hospital from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the District of Columbia. In preparing its plan, GAO assumed that the proposed system would be under the authority of the District and should be consistent with the Dixon Consent Decree, minimize costs to the District, and use...
Availability of Nurse-Midwife Services Under Federal Health Care Programs
HRD-82-79: Published: Jun 4, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the availability of the services of nurse-midwives under various Federal health care programs.GAO provided detailed information obtained in discussions with agency officials on the availability and use of nurse-midwives in these programs. Officials in each agency which GAO contacted generally supported the use of nurse-midwives. However, there i...