Upcoming MN Act Early and Help Me Grow Events in April 2018

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April 20, 2018: Community Resource Fair at the Church of La Luz del Mundo. April 28, 2018: Day of The Children event at Pond Center in Bloomington. April 28, 2018: Blast Off to Kindergarten event at St Paul Children's Museum.

MN Act Early Team Trains Community Health Staff to Promote Child Development and Diagnose Autism Early

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on MN Act Early Team Trains Community Health Staff to Promote Child Development and Diagnose Autism Early

On February 26, 2018 Jennifer Hall-Lande of ICI’s Learn the Signs Act Early program and Asli Ashkir of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) trained community health workers to help parents monitor their children’s early development, to understand early signs of autism and the importance of acting early if there are concerns. Held in St. Paul, the training provided information and resources for community workers and MN Act Early/Help Me Grow Delegates, many of whom are involved with education and outreach in child health, family health, and immunization safety. Representatives from many community outreach organizations attended, including the Women, Infants, [...]