CDC's "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Program Launches New Milestone Tracker Mobile App

National News
Fall 2017

milestone app iconThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new milestone tracker app, available for free download on iOS and Andriod devices. This new app makes it easy for parents and other care providers to track, support and celebrate young children’s developmental milestones, as well as share this important information. Although it is packed with parent-friendly features, this app isn’t just for parents! Healthcare providers can use the app to assist with developmental surveillance as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, and early care and education providers can use the app to better understand their students’ skills and abilities and to engage families in monitoring developmental progress.

To hear more about the app’s unique features, receive tips on how to use the app to boost family engagement around developmental monitoring and screening, and get ideas for promoting the app in your community, register for the fall Act Early Webinar “CDC’s New Milestone Tracker: There’s an App for That!”, taking place on November 29th from 3pm to 4pm ET. http://tinyurl.com/y8cf9axh

Get CDC’s NEW Milestone Tracker App to complete a milestone checklist for your child. Share a summary with the doctor, get tips for development, and find out what to do if you have a concern. www.cdc.gov/MilestoneTracker