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December 2014

Promote common understanding of child development among stakeholders

Purpose: To orient members of the Community Implementation Team to child development.

Child Development Overview (PowerPoint)

Glossary of Acronyms

Recommended reading from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Learn the Signs. Act Early; Developmental Milestones

Learn the Signs. Act Early; Milestones Moments

Recommended reading from the National Institutes of Health:

Normal Growth & Development

Recommended viewing:

Child Development Videos

Clarify rationale for universal developmental and social emotional screenings

Purpose: To use current research to demonstrate the importance of early identification, screening, and referral.

Early Identification (PowerPoint)

Recommended viewing from First 5:

Developmental Screening Works

Recommended reading from Zero to Three:

Achieving the Promise of a Bright Future

Recommended reading from the American Academy of Pediatrics:

Identifying Infants and Young Children with Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home

Recommended reading from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Developmental Monitoring and Screening

Promote common understanding of screening instruments

Purpose: To orient members of the Community Implementation Team to available screening instruments and establish the rationale for promoting the Ages and Stages Questionnaires® through the KIDOS project.

Screening Instrument Overview

Statement on Selection of ASQ Screening Instruments

Recommended reading from the American Academy of Pediatrics:

Developmental Screening Tools Grid

Recommended reading from the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center:

Screening Tools Table

Recommended reading from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Watch Me Thrive Compendium

Promote common understanding of early intervention services and resources

Purpose: To orient members of the Community Implementation Team to the services provided by Kansas tiny-K Early Intervention, the processes by which referrals occur, and the overall program purpose and approach.

Early Intervention Overview (PowerPoint)

Recommended reading from tiny-k Early Intervention:

Kansas Infant-Toddler Brochure

Recommended reading from the Tracking, Referral, and Assessment Center for Excellence:

Public Awareness and Child Find Activities in Part C Early Intervention Programs

Recommended reading from the Center for Parent Information and Resources:

Early Intervention Overview

Recommended reading:

Kansas Infant-Toddler Services website

Establish common vocabulary

Purpose: To orient members of the Community Implementation Team to common terms and acronyms used during the course of community discussions on developmental screening and referral.

Glossary of Acronyms

Creating a Common Vocabulary: Sample Definitions

Creating a Common Vocabulary Worksheet

Recommended reading from the American Academy of Pediatrics:

Developmental Screening in Early Childhood Systems Summary Report

Recommended reading from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Watch Me Thrive Compendium

Conduct community readiness assessment

Purpose: To examine and identify the community’s capacity to implement enhancements to a comprehensive system of developmental screening and referral.

Community Readiness Overview

Interpreting the Results: Community Readiness Assessment Themes and Strategies

Community Readiness Assessment Template: download the customizable Word document

Recommended reading from the KU Community Toolbox:

Community Readiness

Recommended reading from the Minnesota Department of Human Services:

Assessing Community Needs and Assessment: A Toolkit for Working with Communities on ATOD Prevention