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Category: Integration

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 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 >


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.” 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 >


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 >


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