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It's time to change how we view a child's growth.
Do you know all the ways you should measure your child’s growth? We naturally think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks and acts. CDC estimates 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

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Web-based Continuing Education course designed to help health care professionals gain knowledge and skills to improve early identification, diagnosis and care of children with ASDs.


Read Amazing Me -- It’s Busy Being 3!

Amazing Me --- It’s Busy Being 3! Children's Book

In Amazing Me -- It’s Busy Being 3! Joey, a 3-year-old kangaroo, shows what he can do in one AMAZING day.  This children’s book teaches parents developmental milestones as they read to their young child.  

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Learn more about the Learn the Signs. Act Early. program.

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