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Category: Parents of Young Children

Using Social Media Influencers to Engage Parents

Social Media Influencers can have thousands or more followers. Targeting influencers whose brand is focused on parenting and encouraging them to promote “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” is a promising way to increase awareness among parents and connect them to developmental milestone resources. Example Influencer Jillianne Castillo created a blog post that featured the “Learn Read More >


Partner with the State’s 2-1-1 System to Distribute Customized Materials to Physicians

Partnering with the state’s 2-1-1 system to create customized materials and conduct outreach to physicians about including “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” during well-child visits Example Vermont’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” team partnered with “Help Me Grow Vermont” to connect parents to resources and programs in their local communities as well as teach them 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 >


Mass Mail Materials to Parents

Mailing Milestone Moments booklets and growth charts, along with other information about children’s health, to households with young children. Read More >


Link to Web Resources in Parent Newsletters

Linking to “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” website and materials and providing information about milestones in an e-newsletter to parents. Read More >


Integrate Milestone Moments Booklet into Home Visiting Programs

Integrating Milestone Moments booklets into trainings for home visitors and distributing materials to families during home visits with families to serve as an aid to discussions about child development.  Read More >


Integrate Milestone Moments Booklets into Early Care and Education Centers

Integrating Milestone Moments booklets for parents of young children and training for staff in an early care and education setting. Read More >


Integrate Materials into Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Clinics

Integrating materials in WIC nutrition clinics. Read More >


Integrate Materials into Pediatric Practices

Integrating materials into pediatric practices as part of broader efforts to increase developmental screening. Read More >


Integrate Materials into Newborn Baby Kits

Integrating materials, such as Milestone brochures and Milestone Moments booklets, into birthing hospitals’ newborn baby kits that are given to moms to take home from the hospital. Read More >


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