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From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

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"Children with autism spectrum disorder are not being diagnosed as early as they could be. Learn the signs of autism and get help if you’re concerned."

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Here you'll find information for families, health professionals, educators, and partners.

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Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!

The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education have launched Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! to encourage developmental and behavioral screening for children.

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SEED is currently the largest study in the United States to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.