EPSDT Newsletter

EPSDT "Care for Kids"

Spring 2024 Issue Published!

The Spring 2024 issue of the "Care for Kids" newsletter features a lead article by Dianne McBrien, MD, Clinical Professor, Center for Disabilities and Development, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, "In-Clinic Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder."

The article provides a broad review of basic elements of the autism evaluation in young children, including screening, risk factors, and pertinent observations on the physical exam.

Read the Spring 2024 Issue of Care for Kids.

Publication Schedule

Iowa's EPSDT program publishes its "Care for Kids" newsletter three times a year, as a collaborative effort of the:

  • Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, Iowa Medicaid
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Center for Disabilities and Development

Iowa EPSDT will continue to print and mail the newsletter, and a new electronic version will be available by email soon. Use the sign-up form at the bottom of this page to subscribe.

Reprint Policy

You are welcome to print out and share copies of the EPSDT newsletter or material from the newsletter with others. If you wish to reprint newsletter material in another publication, whether print or electronic, please get in touch with Michelle Johnston at michelle-johnston@uiowa.edu for permission.

Volumes 30 to 21

Click on the links below to access a printable copy of any of the available issues. For questions or for more information about newsletter articles, please get in touch with Michelle Johnston at michelle-johnston@uiowa.edu.


2024 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2023 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2022 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2021 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2020 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2019 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2018 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2017 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2016 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2015 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2014 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall

Subscribe Now!

Iowa EPSDT plans to develop an electronic version Care for Kids newsletter. However, we will continue to print and mail the hard copy version three times a year.

Use the sign-up form at the bottom of this page to subscribe Iowa EPSDT Care for Kids.

Newsletter Archive

Find links to issues of the EPSDT Care for Kids newsletter published prior to 2014 on our new EPSDT Newsletter Archive page.

Our website is searchable!

The Newsletter Archive includes a list of all newsletter articles by title, author and keyword to help you search our website. You can also use the "Search" feature at the bottom of each webapge.

Staff & Editorial Board

Newsletter Staff

  • Executive Editor: Temitope Awelewa, MBChB, MPH
  • Production Editor: Lesly Huffman
  • Graphics Editor: Leigh Bradford
  • Webmaster: Meredith Field

Editorial Board

  • Elizabeth Cramer, MD
  • Tashina Hornaday
  • Nadin Mustafa, LMSW
  • Michelle Johnston
  • Amy Chebuhar

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