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Understanding & Using Developmental Milestone Checklists

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Ever wonder how to answer this question.... “Is my child doing what other kids at the same age are or should be doing?” As a parent or caregiver of a Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) child, there is probably a lot that you want to know about your child’s development! 

You can use a checklist for typically developing children to address questions you may have about your own child’s development. The goal of this guide is to provide information for parents and caregivers raising children who are D/HH and D/HH Plus on how to: 

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Included is a sampling of accessible, web-based checklists and resources which were chosen and vetted by the FL3 Language and Literacy Advisory Board, to do just that, with a special focus on language, literacy, and social emotional development for children birth to three years of age. 

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 5UJ1MC30748-07-00 for Family Leadership In Language And Learning for $1,800,00.00 This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.