From birth to 5 years of age, your child should reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. You can track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern. See below to see how to track your child’s milestones by age.
For Spanish: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/Spanish/actearly/milestones/index.html.
What to do if you’re concerned about your child’s development: Concerned About Your Child’s Development? | CDC. For Spanish: Si hay algo que le preocupa | CDC.
- Contact your health care provider for developmental screening and a referral, if needed.
- If you don’t have a health care provider, contact the Orange County Health Care Agency Health Referral Line (800) 564-8448; TDD (Phone for the Hearing Impaired)- (800) 801-7100.
- To get connected to development services, contact Help Me Grow (866) GROW-025(866)-476-9025) or Help Me Grow Orange County (helpmegrowoc.org).