By Elsa Keeler, MD, MPH When a child age birth to five is at risk for or identified with developmental delays, referral for education evaluation through Minnesota’s current Help Me Grow connects the family to evaluation and possible early intervention/special education services. This robust system has positive developmental resources and assures early intervention for positive […]
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By Elsa Keeler, MD, FAAP and Katy Schalla-Lesiak, MSN, MPH, APRN, CPNP Universal developmental screening works and closes the gap. Since the AAP recommended standardized developmental screening in 2006, research continues to show that screening significantly improves our ability to identify developmental delays earlier and more accurately. Currently in Minnesota, less than 3 percent of […]