Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!

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Date Developed: 5/27/2014. Source: Association of University Centers on Disabilities. Presenter(s): Katherine A. Beckmann, Michelle Esquivel, Andy Imparato, Jennifer Johnson, Camille Smith, MS., Ed.S., Bonnie Strickland. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 55 minutes.


Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! is a a coordinated interagency effort to encourage developmental and behavioral screening and support for children, families, and the providers who care for them. During this webinar, representatives from the EC/EI SIG provided a general overview of current early childhood developmental and behavioral screening efforts. Then federal agency representatives provided a brief overview on Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!. The remainder of the time was an interactive discussion with the federal representatives on how to further integrate comprehensive screening into community systems and the role of medical home in screening efforts.

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 UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. 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.