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The importance of developmental and sensory screenings for young children

  • developmental screenings

Developmental and sensory screenings are a way parents can learn about their child’s development and can also identify concerns.

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Developmental screening helps San Carlos boy get support to speak clearly

  • tribal

The FTF San Carlos Apache Regional Partnership Council funds the Developmental and Sensory Screening program for local families.

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Dramatic drop in screening referrals prompts concern for early intervention for Arizona’s young…

  • developmental screenings

A 50% drop in referrals to Arizona’s Early Intervention Program has partners trying to reach parents about the importance of early screenings.

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FTF-funded program fills assessment gap through online developmental screenings

  • child development

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has started offering free virtual developmental screenings in some of FTF’s rural and tribal regions.

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Vision screening helps San Carlos boy find focus

  • health and developmental screenings

Now that he’s started kindergarten, Kaylee Talgo is happy that Bryson was able to start day one with clear vision.

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Navajo Nation Growing in Beauty Program instills a love of learning in young girl

  • developmental screenings

“She’ll open a book when the teacher says, ‘OK, let’s read.’ It makes me happy inside to hear that about my child,” LaVedalene Guy said.

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Healthy Steps helps Holbrook sisters stay on track for kindergarten

  • Navajo/Apache

Healthy Steps for Young Children customizes services to meet individual family needs through enhanced well-child care, home visits and parent information.

newborn getting a hearing test

Working together to better meet the developmental needs of Arizona’s youngest children

  • health & nutrition

Ensuring a child’s healthy development is a partnership between families, non-profit and public agencies, health care providers, early educators and other…

Hearing screening at Quality First center helps Payson boy be successful

  • Quality First

One of the requirements of Quality First centers is to conduct early screenings to assess health and developmental issues in children.

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