EARLYThree is a childhood development tracking tool developed by Rangam in collaboration with Dr. Michael Lewis, founding director of the Autism Center at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. This app helps parents and pediatricians screen for developmental delays like autism spectrum disorder at the most critical early stages of a child’s life – 8 months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months, 24 months and 36 months. Read full specifications and references
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Why is EARLYThree screening important?
Childhood Developmental Delays – A Large and Growing Challenge
The prevalence of developmental delays like autism in children is increasing. Autism is the world’s fastest growing developmental disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder. The good news is that, when detected at an early stage, children with developmental delays can be helped with an effective treatment programs.
EARLYThree can be your reliable companion for the first 36 months of your child’s life. It is not a one-time screening, for you may need to do the screening several times just to feel reassured about your child’s cognitive growth. Most importantly, the app can let you share crucial data (including videos and images) about your child’s growth and behavior with your pediatrician.
EARLYThree lets you take action for autism
EARLYThree is a tool to examine signs of learning delays in young children. It is developed after years of scientific research to help you determine whether your child is meeting specific cognitive development milestones for his or her age. This useful app allows you to track and record your child’s behavior at regular intervals so, if necessary, you can raise concerns with your pediatrician.
Did you know?
Symptoms of an autism spectrum disorder typically become evident by 36 months. However, with proper screening, signs of autism can be detected as early as 18 months.
The three most prevalent autism signs are impaired social interaction, communication difficulties that include delay in acquiring language skills, and restricted behavior patterns, activities and interests.