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Early Childhood Community Guide-Kit

Screen Early

  • Encourages parents to set up developmental screenings for their children and describes various types of screenings.
  • Includes a list of North Dakota contacts for screenings at various ages.

Track Your Child’s Developmental Milestones

  • Encourages parents to talk with their child’s doctor about developmental milestones.
  • Includes a colorful map of key milestones from age 6 months through 4 years.

Early Childhood Developmental Screening and Assessment in North Dakota: Standards of Practice

  • Outlines the goals of screening.
  • Addresses components of developmental screening, when to screen, screening instruments, strategies for screening, and the process for increasing screening.

Screening Readiness Checklist

  • Prepares organizations working with children 0-5 to implement age-appropriate, evidence-based developmental screening.
  • Offers indicators of an organization’s readiness for screening implementation, referral, and follow up.

Your Developmental Screening Toolkit: Tips and Tools for Informing Families and Improving Your Screening Program

  • Includes 15 checklists, charts, and other materials.
  • Offers downloadable information regarding screening, child development, and ASQ resources.

Tips for Talking with Parents

  • Provides guidelines for talking with parents whose child may have a developmental delay.

Talking to Families of Infants and Toddlers about Developmental Delays

  • Gives tips about raising concerns with parents, observing and recording child development, making carefully recorded observations, and understanding typical development.

Developmental Screening and Referral Sample Policy

  • Briefly addresses purpose and intent, training and education, definitions, policy, and effective date.

Sample MOU

  • Briefly addresses intent, objectives, definitions, responsibilities, maintenance, compliance, and other items.


Parents and caregivers – we hope you find what you’re looking for here. Whether it’s tips on sleeping, feeding, developmental milestones, or many other topics, we have information for you! Visit again soon, as we update these tips often.




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