Learn the Signs. Act Early. is a new tool in your child's 'Blue Book' that parents can use to learn about their child's brain and physical development. Click on the
website link to go to the NSW Ministry of Health website to find out more about 'Learn the Signs.Act Early' and what your child is learning at their developmental age.
Child and family health nurses will also be using this tool to check your child's brain and physical development at every 'Blue Book' health check, by reviewing the questions that you complete in your child's 'Blue Book' prior to every developmetnal assessment at the child and family health centre. If you are concerned about your child's development please come and see your child and family health nurse.
Toddlers development 1-3 years;
Preschoolers development 3-5 years;
School age development 5-8 years
Learn the Signs. Act Early poster
Learn the Signs. Act Early. Milestone monitoring tools
Translated versions of the Learn the Signs. Act Early available on
Blue Book link
Watch the CoLab
Brain Development Video - Young Children are Amazing
LOVE Talk SING Read PLAY is an App and website that has wonderful ideas on activities you can do with your child.
The App can also send you a SMS reminder for your child's next 'Blue Book' health check. Click on image to download the App.
The First 2000 Days - Conception to Age 5 Framework
Access over 35 Fact Sheets on a range of child health and safety topics
‘How Every Child Can Thrive By Five’ - TED Talk
Read the CoLab -
The Story of Brain Development
Watch Video: Bright Tomorrows Start Today - source:Collaborate for Kids
Watch Video: Brains Journey to Resilience - source:
Alberta Wellness Initiative.