Developmental Surveillance Resources
for Healthcare Providers

CDC’s milestones and parent tips have been updated and new checklist ages have been added (15 and 30 months). To see answers to frequently asked questions about these changes click hereexternal icon. For more information about the recent updates to CDC's developmental milestones, please view the Pediatrics journal articleexternal icon describing the updates.

In addition to early childhood screenings, the American Academy of Pediatrics also recommends developmental surveillanceexternal icon, a flexible, longitudinal, continuous, and cumulative process, at each health supervision visit to help identify children with developmental concerns. CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program has FREE parent-friendly milestone checklists and other resources for children 2 months to 5 years of age to support healthcare providers with this process. Watch a webinar hosted by the American Academy of Pediatricsexternal icon, that focuses on understanding and incorporating Developmental Surveillance into your practice.

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