- are often difficult for parents or physicians to recognize and may be uncommon or rare
- could benefit from starting treatment or avoiding an exposure before the problem is obvious
- Newborn heel stick and hearing tests
- Ultrasound tests looking for dislocated hips in infants born by C-section
- Questionnaires to identify maternal depression
- Developmental questionnaires completed at well-child checks
- Blood tests looking for lead exposure in toddlers
- Vision tests done in primary care offices or schools
Family Support and Information Organizations ( 33 KB)
National organizations that provide support, information, and resources to families of children with special health care needs, assembled by Utah Family Voices.
Utah Parent Center
A non-profit organization that provides training, information, referral, and assistance to parents of children and youth with all disabilities including physical, mental, hearing, vision, learning, behavioral, and emotional. Staff consists primarily of parents of children and youth with disabilities.
Center for Parent Information and Resources Locator
Parent Centers are for families with a child who has a disability, as well as the professionals who work with them.
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders. Includes developmental milestones, red flags, and communication needs of parents and physicians.
Learn the Signs. Act Early (CDC)
A CDC program to address the importance of early identification of developmental delay and disability. Early intervention (before school age) can have a significant impact on a child’s ability to learn new skills, as well as reduce the need for costly interventions over time; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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