Promoting Optimal Development: Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders Through Developmental Surveillance and Screening

This clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) models a universal system of developmental surveillance and screening for the early identification of conditions that affect children’s early and long-term development and achievement. The report finds that early identification of developmental disabilities can be achieved through the combined processes… Read More

ASQ Pediatric Toolkit

This toolkit contains tips, information, and resources for implementing ASQ developmental and social-emotional screening in your pediatric practice.  Read More

AAP Screening Tool Finder

Use the Screening Tool Finder, developed by the AAP, to discover effective screening tools that can help identify risk and protective factors for maternal depression, developmental concerns, and social determinants of health. Read More

Developmental Surveillance: What, Why and How

In this video from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrician Dr. Shelly Flais discusses developmental surveillance recommendations, tips, and resources available to pediatricians, clinicians, and families. Together, surveillance and screening are essential components to promote the optimal development of children. Read More

Screening Time: Tuning In to the Needs of Families

Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Screening Time website offers video-based training modules, conversation simulations, a screening tool selector, and a resource center to help pediatric professionals learn more about the screening process for maternal depression, developmental concerns, and social determinants of health. Read More

Communicating the Value of Developmental Screening Learning Module

This learning module, developed by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Program, builds on current needs for the early detection of developmental-behavioral problems in children from birth to five years. Speaker perspectives are provided from a pediatrician, a Title V director and two parent advocates. Read More