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First Concern to Action Tool Kit

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If you have a concern about how your child is communicating, interacting, or behaving, you are probably wondering what to do next. The information provided in this tool kit can help you to sort that out. The First Concern to Action Tool Kit was developed for families and health care providers to help navigate those concerns as well as provide guidance on steps to take to obtain the right services.

Through this page, you can immediately download a tool kit or request a hard copy.

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  1. Child's Race (check all that apply)

  2. Child's Ethnicity

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Upon review of eligibility the tool kit will be delivered within 2 weeks.

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Child's Race (check all that apply): White
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Child's Ethnicity: Hispanic
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First concern symptoms: Poor eye contact
No big smiles or other warm, joyful expressions by six months
No back-and-forth sharing of sounds, smiles or other facial expressions by nine months
No babbling by 12 months
No back-and-forth gestures such as pointing, showing, reaching or waving by 12 months
Preoccupation with parts of objects or toys rather than people
How did you hear about the toolkit?: Website
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Can we email you a follow up survey?: Yes
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