Learn the Signs. Act Early! 


Serve as the state Ambassador for the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" campaign to improve early identification practices and collaborate with state agencies and campaign partners to improve policy and programs for early identification in Virginia. This includes: 

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Major Activities

  • Maintain an approved Act Early Ambassador
  • Facilitate a state Act Early Team whose focus is to ensure alignment in Virginia with the four steps of early identification
  • Conduct presentations and disseminate materials about the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" campaign to reach families, early care, education, and medical professionals

Funding Source

  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), with funding from the Centers for Disease Control


Dana Yarbrough, Principal Investigator/Project Director
Email: dvyarbrough@vcu.edu

Deana Buck, Virginia Act Early Ambassador
Email: deanabuck@gmail.com