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Category: Workshops/Training

Engage Maternal and Child Health Block Grantees with Interest in Developmental Screening

Engage Maternal and Child Health Block grantees and offer LTSAE as a complement to their developmental screening efforts Example Partner with health departments and their local partners to present “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” as a complement to their activities to address performance measures that focus on early child developmental screening. Project lead: Gail Chodron, Read More >


Integrate “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” into Statewide Child Health Quality Improvement Programs

Integrating “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” into statewide child health quality improvement programs through trainings and technical assistance to promote developmental monitoring in early care and education centers. Example “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials and messages were integrated into the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) by Vermont’s Act Early State Team. To ensure Read More >


Partner with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program

The purpose of the LEND program is to train culturally competent, family-centered interdisciplinary leaders who will improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents with or at risk for developmental disabilities. This program has incorporated “Learn the Signs. Act Early”. materials in several ways. Examples The LEND program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Read More >


Engage and Collaborate with Key Stakeholders for Collective Impact

Engage in statewide partnerships to ensure alignment of partners’ efforts, duplication reduction and maximization of impact Example Act Early Ambassador and members of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), a New Jersey organization whose goal is to empower families to serve as advocates in the improvement of education and health outcomes of children, actively engaged Read More >


Incorporate Materials into Training of Family Medicine Residents

Incorporating “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials into training of family medicine residents Example Nebraska’s Act Early state team used a training for family medicine residents to expose them to “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials and educate them on the importance of developmental monitoring and screening. Project lead: Jennifer Burt, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist and Read More >


Integrate “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Materials into Early Intervention Systems

Integrating materials into Child Find (Part C of IDEA) activities to help identify children who need early intervention services, train early intervention staff, and support families with children who are ineligible for early intervention services. Example Local Interagency Coordinating Councils and Part C coordinators across Kansas integrated the Milestone Moments booklets and Amazing Me: It’s Read More >


Integrate “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” into Library Systems

Integrating materials into an online library database and training staff on the materials. Example An Indiana library system included electronic versions of Milestone Moments booklets and Milestone brochures in the library’s online system so they could be printed, emailed or downloaded. About 130 library staff were trained via webinar and workshops on “Learn the Signs. Read More >


Create a Local Network of “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Delegates

Training community partners to effectively disseminate “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials and messages. Example The Minnesota Act Early State Team trained community members from culturally diverse backgrounds as delegates of “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” to aid in the dissemination of campaign messaging and materials. Participants completed webinar trainings and strategic dissemination plans to Read More >


Parent Educators Provide Materials to Pediatric Primary Care Practices

Working with parent educators to provide Milestone Moments booklets and other materials to, and conduct trainings with, pediatric primary care providers. Read More >


Feature “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” in Statewide Trainings

Featuring materials and Autism Case Training curriculum at trainings, often in tandem with other relevant topics. Read More >


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