Developmental Disability Screening in Communities of Color

6/29/2023; 33 minutes

Michelle B. Blakely shares a personal and professional passion for early intervention programs and the importance of developmental screening. She discusses her experience as a director of an early intervention program, serving infants, toddlers, and families with special needs and emphasizes the need for access and reducing barriers to developmental screening in communities of color. Blakely shares personal anecdotes about her family and their brother's journey with a mental health disorder that could have been identified earlier. She aims to inspire inquiry and conversation to develop strategies to support children's development and to work collaboratively. Recorded on 03/02/2023. (#38867)

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