Community-Based Nutrition Services and Resources

Cecilia Rokusek, Sharon Feucht, Lisa Kelchner and Joan Earle Hahn

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Published in print April 2017 | ISBN: 9780199398911
Published online April 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780199398942 | DOI:
Community-Based Nutrition Services and Resources

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This chapter discusses community-based nutrition services and resources available for children and throughout the lifespan. In addition to medical insurance and services, the following programs are described: Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA); Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT); Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN); Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); National School Lunch Program (NSLP); Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Head Start/Early Head Start; Family Voices; Healthy Start; National Healthy Start Association (NHSA); Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Research Education Service; Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disabilities (LEND), and Elderly Nutrition Program (ENP).

Keywords: community-based nutrition resources; children’s services; services for the elderly; early intervention; screening

Chapter.  7606 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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