Report released by Docs for Tots and the Schuyler Center
The NY Acts project, a Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded project led by Docs for Tots, worked to increase the capacity to coordinate statewide efforts around developmental promotion and early identification during COVID-19 utilizing existing activities, resources and materials. This new reportfrom the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy outlines how the NY Acts project successfully worked with 10 state-level/wide early childhood initiatives to:
Train 700 providers to utilize Learn the Signs, Act Early materials with families to promote developmental monitoring
Disseminate 16,000 LTSAE materials to families with information on developmental milestones
Increase parent downloads of the CDC’s Milestone Tracker app by 33%
Lessons learned and next steps are suggested inthis reportto continue the momentum of the project.
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