CDC’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.
The Program is Made Up of Three Components
Health education campaign
Act Early Initiative
Research and evaluation
Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. Navigation tool: English,Spanish, and Marshallese.