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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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Watch Me!: A free online continuing education course for early care and education providers.

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Info for Specific Groups

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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Early Intervention Contacts

Here you’ll find the agency to contact in your state if you have a concern about your young child’s development.

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Promising Practices

See how others help their communities “Learn the signs.” and “Act early.”