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Developmental Disabilities

This guide will help students in the Developmental Disabilities program find resources across different disciplines.

Milestones Matter for Families!

In this video, parents of young children share their personal experiences of using CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” tools and resources to learn about child development, recognize the milestones their child should be reaching, and guide them about what to do if they ever become concerned.

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

Developmentally appropriate practice, often shortened to DAP, is an approach to teaching grounded in the research on how young children develop and learn and in what is known about effective early education. Its framework is designed to promote young children’s optimal learning and development.

What is DAP?