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About The Program

Comments from a Parent

“The ‘Learn the Signs. Act Early.’ campaign information was a light to me and to many of the families I work with, who were stuck in a tunnel of the unknown.”―parent of a child with autism, New Jersey

CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.

The program is made up of three components:

Learn the Signs. Act Early Fact sheet »

Learn the Signs. Act Early. Ambassadors