Developmental screening programs identify children whose development may deserve closer observation or assessment and children who may be at risk of later developmental problems.
Early identification of developmental issues, partnered with a system of supports to intervene, can prevent early challenges from compromising the child’s development. Learn more about how policymakers can offer a bright future for infants and toddlers by ensuring that all children have access to developmental screening and that follow up services are available for those children who need more detailed evaluation and treatment.
This article describes the science of early childhood development, how it impacts the creation of public policy, and the role you can play in advocating on behalf of infants and toddlers for effectiv…
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