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The AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SODBP) produces a newsletter twice a year, which is available to all Section Members. Full versions of the newsletter are available online as well as select articles are located in other areas of this Web site based on their topic.

Your comments regarding the newsletter, questions you may have regarding coding issues, other questions, or letters to the editor are all welcome. Please e-mail comments to the Newsletter Editor.

Current Issue

Read the Spring 2014 edition of the Developmental and Behavioral News which includes articles on clinical notes, highlights on advocacy, international collaborations, and much more. The entire newsletter can be accessed by clicking the link above. All articles can be found individually below:

Past Issues (2006- 2013)

Fall 2013
Spring 2013

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011
Fall 2010

Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2009
Fall 2008
Fall 2007
Spring 2007
Summer 2006

You also can read the latest issues of the Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Newsletter.

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The SODBP Discussion Board is back! Connect with SODBP members on questions and discussions related to ADHD, developmental delays, screening, and more. Click here to access this new feature.
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The AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics manual is now available at the AAP Bookstore. Purchase your copy today for the all-new clinical resource for caring for children with developmental and behavioral concerns.
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Fall 2013 Newsletter is now available

Read the Fall 2013 edition of the Developmental and Behavioral News which includes articles such as, "ADHD in DSM-5: Few Changes in Diagnositc Criteria ", "The DSM-5 Autism Critera: A Social Rather Than Scientific Achievement ", "Reflections on Advocacy Experience ", and much more. Go to the About Us section for back issues of the newsletter.
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The 2014 DB:PREP Course was held earlier this year. DB:PREP is a comprehensive review of the developmental-behavioral pediatric medicine for both the pediatric subspecialist and the primary care physician. Course Materials available soon.
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