It May Be the Most Important Test of a Child’s Life. Most Aren’t Getting It.

Tens of thousands of California children with developmental delays aren’t diagnosed until they hit the school system. We’re proud to work with the free Welcome Baby program, and its partner home visiting programs in Los Angeles County, which conduct infant screenings and help parents get the help they need for their little ones.

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Webinar: How Home Visitors Can Support Families With Children With Developmental Delays

Only about a third of young children in the U.S. receive recommended screenings to catch developmental delays. But home visiting programs provide these screenings to all families who participate. They’re free and conducted in the comfort of the family’s home. In this webinar, home visitors learn what to do if they or a parent suspects that a child has a developmental delay.

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Closing L.A. County’s Health Screening Gap With ‘Help Me Grow-LA’

Last week we posted a treasure trove of resources for health screening of infants and toddlers. But we would be remiss if we didn’t mention Help Me Grow-LA, an initiative launched in May by First 5 LA and community partners to boost developmental screening rates in L.A. County.

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