Screening/Early Identification: Resources
Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners provides screening/early identification resources:
- Learn the Signs. Act Early - Center for Disease Control site offering information about developmental milestones and fact sheets about screening and several specific disabilities.
- Learn the Signs. Act Early. in Wisconsin - Offers practical information to help parents learn, act early and connect. Includes information about child development, who to contact if you have concerns and how to find other community resources in Wisconsin.
- Early Identification of Developmental Concerns - Information to help you decide when to screen young children, what instruments to use, and how to conduct screens to best serve children and families
- Growth Passport (pdf)- Outlines how parents and professionals might consider using Growth Passports to track a child's developmental screening history and results. Includes guidance and templates for program use.
- NECTAC - The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center Overview of Early Identification and Child Find
- Wisconsin Early Childhood Screening Schedule and Inventory Birth to 6 (pdf) - Developed by the Screening Work Group of the Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners, 2007
- Screening Initiatives in Wisconsin (pdf) - Initiatives contributing to the development of a screening system.
- American Academy of Pediatrics - Children's health topics
- Child Find - Child Find is a component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that requires states to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities, aged birth to 21, who are in need of early intervention or special education services.
- Ages and Stages Questionnaire - ASQ provides developmental and social-emotional screening for children from one month to 5 ½ years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parents' expert knowledge about their children. ASQ-SE screens social emotional development.
- Project LAUNCH - a promotion and prevention website that seeks to promote the wellness of young children birth to age eight using a public health approach