Development

Photo credit: Cade Martin/CDC/Dawn Arlotta. Used with permission.

Photo credit: Cade Martin/CDC/Dawn Arlotta. Used with permission.

At the UF Craniofacial Center, we believe that understanding your child’s development is key to keeping him or her on track for educational and future success. Our team of specialists offer wrap-around care, designed with the family in mind. Feel free to ask about these and additional resources at your child’s next appointment.

Books on Development

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition: Birth to Age 5
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics ISBN-13: 978-0553386301

The Wonder Years: Helping Your Baby and Young Child Successfully Negotiate the Major Developmental Milestones
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics ISBN-13: 978-0553383973

Online Resources

Pediatric Symptom Checklist
http://brightfutures.aap.org/pdfs/Other%203/PSC_35%20parent.pdf

NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scale – Parent and Teacher┬áScales
http://www.nichq.org/~/media/files/resources/nichqvanderbiltassessment-full.ashx

The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT)
https://m-chat.org/

Common signs of a Learning Disability
http://www.brightfutures.org/mentalhealth/pdf/families/bridges/dis_signs.pdf

Florida’s Early Steps System
http://www.cms-kids.com/families/early_steps/early_steps.html

Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System
http://www.fdlrs.org/

PBS Parents
http://www.pbs.org/parents/childdevelopmenttracker/

healthychildren.org by American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx