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A Better Way to Assess Developmental Needs in Early Childhood Systems: Mid-Level Developmental Assessment

This IMPACT examines how Connecticut and communities in four other states are using MLDA to optimize the screening, assessment, and linkage processes for children with mild to moderate behavioral and developmental concerns. It reviews core components of MLDA, successes and challenges in implementing the MLDA model, and provides recommendations to inform further expansion in communities and states committed to addressing the needs of young children at risk for delays. 



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