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Learn the Signs: Information for Early Childhood Educators

learnthesigns279From birth to 5 years, children should reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act and move.

As an early childhood educator, you are a valuable resource to parents! CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” (LTSAE) has free research-based, parent-friendly resources on child development to help you boost family engagement and your own professional development.


Watch Me! Training

Training for early care and education providers

Early Care and Education Programs

Free tools to track child development

Early Head Start and Head Start

Free tools to help support child development

Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)

Free tools to help CCDF grantees track child development

View or order materials

Tools for Tracking Milestones

Children’s Books

Tips for When There’s a Developmental Concern

Promoting Developmental Monitoring

Engaging Families in Monitoring

Tools to Support Monitoring and Screening

Training Resources

Customization, Translations, and Ordering Online

Learn more about the Learn the Signs campaign on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention |  Information for Early Childhood Educators, | Last updated: October 18, 2018