Act Early Ohio

Who We Are

The Act Early Initiative promotes collaboration among early childhood programs in states and territories so children with autism or other developmental disabilities can be identified early and get the services and support they and their families need.

State of Ohio Team

What We Do

Aim to help improve early childhood systems by sharing and promoting best practices, resources, information and announcements realted to improving early identification of developmental delays and disabilities; and promote the adoption and integration of materials to support developmental monitoring in systems that serve young children and their families.

Act Early Ohio ECHO

More information on Act Early ECHO

Register here for Act Early ECHO Sessions beginning March 12

Act Early Ohio ECHO sessions will cover the four steps to early identification of developmental concerns, including best practices for developing, monitoring, and screening strategies for building resilience in the midst of COVID-19, and cultural considerations when working with families of young children. Anyone who works with children birth to 5 yrs. is welcome to participate. We hope you will join our ECHO community to help families celebrate milestones and act early when there are concerns.


Social Media

Facebook: @ActEarlyOhio

Instagram: actearlyohio

See what our Social Media Influencers are up to

Helpful Links

CDC’s “Learn the Signs.Act Early.” Website

Find Your Act Early Ambassador (by state)

Ohio’s Act Early Ambassador, Steph Weber,

Request Materials in Different Languages

Get Free “Learn the Signs. Act Early” Materials (downloadable books below)

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