Skip to main content

Top Trends

Infants and toddlers

What are the features specific to infants and toddlers?+ Show

Twenty-eight quality initiatives include indicators related to infant and toddler curriculum, and twenty-two include developmental screening for infants and toddlers. The most common approved curricula for infants and toddlers were The High Scope Infant/Toddler Curriculum (20%) and the Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care (20%). The most commonly-approved infant and toddler developmental screenings in use were the Ages and Stages Questionnaires (27%) and the Brigance Screens (15%). Developmental screening tools other than what was listed were used by just over a third of states (39%). These include tools such as annual developmental screenings or the Developmental Assessment of Young Children.