Developmental Milestones Matter — Help Your Child Grow and Thrive

By March 8, 2023 No Comments

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:

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.

Local Resources:

  • 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 (