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Tools for Tracking Milestones

CDCs Milestone Tracker App

CDC’s Milestone Tracker App

Milestones in Action

Milestones in Action is a free library of photos and videos of developmental milestones.

Children’s Books

Tips for When There’s a Developmental Concern

Promoting Developmental Monitoring

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Web Buttons

  • Post a web button to link Learn the Signs. Act Early. to your website, blog, or social networking site (e.g. Facebook page).
These videos from “Learn the Signs. Act Early.”

Videos

Engaging Families in Monitoring

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WIC Developmental Milestone Checklist Program Implementation Guide

  • This online implementation guide provides step-by-step guidance on how to integrate a WIC Milestone Checklist Program in your state’s WIC clinics.

Tools to Support Monitoring and Screening

Developmental Monitoring and Screening Fact Sheet

Developmental Monitoring and Screening Fact Sheet

Birth to 5: WATCH ME THRIVE!

Developmental Screening Passport
This resource from Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!external icon can be used to track a child’s developmental screening history and share results with providers.

Training Resources

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Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns
An online training for early care and education providers. FREE Continuing Education is available.

Autism Case Training Online

Autism Case Training Online

Autism Case Training, Classroom-Based Curriculum

  • The ACT in-classroom curriculum is designed to educate future healthcare providers on identifying, diagnosing and managing autism spectrum disorder.

Customization, Translations, and Ordering Online

Customization

You can add your organization’s contact information to any of these materials by following these simple steps. Note: This requires the use of Adobe program InDesign.

  1. Email us at ActEarly@cdc.gov to let us know you would like to customize the materials and how you will be using them.
  2. Access our GroupSpaces site to download and edit the customizable files.
  3. Print your own customized materials and distribute.

Note: Customized materials may not include the CDC or HHS logos.

Samples of customized materials

Milestones Brochure pdf icon[2 MB, 2 Pages, 508]

Milestone Moments Booklet pdf icon[990 KB, 1 Page, Print Only]

Translations

CDC offers most materials in Spanish, and many materials in Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese (as indicated above). Some non-CDC partners have translated materials into other languages including Russian, Turkish, French, Indonesian, Bengali, Urdu, and Portuguese. To access these additional translations, please email ActEarly@cdc.gov.

To translate “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials, please email us at ActEarly@cdc.gov with the following information:

  1. The language you will use.
  2. The product(s) you will translate.
  3. Whether you need editable “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” files.
  4. Whether you will make the translated materials available online.

Please note:

  1. Your translated materials must reference the original “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials (e.g. “Content provided (in English) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. program; www.cdc.gov/ActEarly. Translation of that content provided by [your organization].”).
  2. Your translated materials must not include the CDC or HHS logos.
  3. Please send your final translation (file or link) to ActEarly@cdc.gov.

Ordering Online

Limited quantities of Learn the Signs. Act Early. materials are available for order and shipment at no cost through our online ordering site. While we no longer process order requests that are higher than the listed limits, we recommend either downloading and printing the materials yourselves or reaching out to your state’s Act Early Ambassador who may have customized materials available for you. If you have additional questions about your order, please email ActEarly@cdc.gov .