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Act Early Toolkits Help Parents Spot Developmental Disorders
NCBDDD and its partners, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Alliance for Autism Research, have created Act Early Toolkits for parents to monitor their children's developmental progress from birth to age 5 using age-based milestones marking the changes and behaviors generally expected from babies and children at certain ages. The kits also contain fact sheets about developmental disorders seen in children, such as cerebral palsy or autism.
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NCBDDD is using its Act Early initiative to inform parents that their children's growth is not merely physical and to equip them with tools to detect developmental disorders early.
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