The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Early Start Denver Model Resulted In Greater Language Skills For Young Children With Autism
Young children with autism who received treatment through the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) showed larger gains in language abilities than children receiving community group intervention treatment methods. ESDM provides an intensive play- and routines-based intervention delivered in natural settings. However, no significant differences between the ESDM treatment and community group intervention methods were found for adaptive behavior, IQ, and reduction of autism symptoms. For these domains, both the ESDM and community group showed significant improvements.
These findings were reported in “A Multisite Randomized Controlled Two-Phase Trial of the Early Start Denver Model Compared to Treatment as Usual . . .