CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Present: Developmental Screening Community of Conversation (CoC)

In partnership with CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early.

This webinar/CoC will focus on the utilization of Developmental Screenings within Early Childhood. The presentation will feature the work of four PDG B-5 states: Alabama, Alaska, New Hampshire, and Texas. These states have partnered with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program CDC supports Act Early ambassadors who are state and territory point of contacts and who serve as liaisons to the CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program. CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities or delays so that children and families get connected to needed services and supports. These Act Early Ambassadors support states in addressing developmental screenings, developmental monitoring and referral to services. During this webinar/CoC, Act Early Ambassadors will discuss their state's goals for improving developmental screenings, monitoring and referral as well as their progress in leveraging Help Me Grow programs, collecting needs assessment data and conducting trainings. The CoC will also highlight resources to help strengthen developmental screenings and monitoring.

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November 6, 2019
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