The CDC offers information about developmental milestones by age and children’s mental health as well as developmental screenings. There are tips for positive parenting and other research and resources. The Child Development Page on the CDC website gives information about a variety of health and safety concerns if you need more information about specific conditions such as autism spectrum disorder, muscular dystrophy, hearing or vision loss, etc.
You play an important role in ensuring that children in your care receive developmental screenings and that families have access to resources for screenings and support. The screening process can often seem overwhelming, but these resources from ExceleRate Illinois can help you and parents figure it out.