About The Program
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 ‘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
The program is made up of three components:
"Learn the Signs. Act Early."
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
TTY: (888) 232-6348
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