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Webinar -“Illinois Act Early Ambassadors/Conozca el Programa de Actúe Temprano”


Tuesday, March 12, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Free webinar for families and professionals to learn about Illinois’ Act Early Ambassador, screenings and other resources available to help improve early identification of developmental disabilities

Join The Arc of IllinoisFamily-to-Family Health Information Center (F2FHIC) and Illinois Life Span Program (ILS) for “Illinois Act Early Ambassadors” on March 12 from 12 to 1 p.m.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Act Early Ambassadors provide a network of professionals who work with federal partners to improve the early identification of developmental disabilities in their states.

Illinois’ Act Early Ambassador Cari Roestel will discuss the importance of early childhood education and provide resources, including:

  • Where parents can access developmental checklists and other resources to help them notice differences in their child’s development and understand where they need supports
  • Where to obtain free developmental disability screenings
  • An overview of Early childhood education and school district responsibilities

Roestel is a registered nurse. She is a nurse care manager, an ECHO Autism Coordinator and CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Illinois ambassador.

For more information, see the Act Early Ambassador flyer.

Register for “Illinois Act Early Ambassadors” on Zoom. Electronic captioning will be available in Spanish.

Seminario web virtual de Illinois Life Span (ILS) y el Centro de Información de Salud Familia a Familia (F2FHIC)

Conozca el Programa de Actúe Temprano

  • El 12 de marzo
  • De 12 a 1 p.m.

Haga click aquí para el volante.

Habrá subtítulos en español disponible electrónicamente.

Registrarse para el seminario web.