Early Childhood Screening

Early childhood screening is an essential component of health supervision and provides a foundation for monitoring and supporting healthy physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. The Screening in Practices Initiative offers information and resources, including screening recommendations, practice tools, and individualized assistance, to help pediatric health care providers implement effective screening, referral, and follow-up for developmental milestones, maternal depression, and social determinants of health. For resources related to vision, hearing, and other early childhood screenings, visit our Related AAP Initiatives page.

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