"Learn the Signs. Act Early." Ambassadors Expand the Reach of the Campaign

December 15, 2015

Since May 2015, the Learn the Signs. Act Early. Ambassadors distributed a total of 69,841 materials, and this is a 99.4 percent increase compared to the overall total of 39,984 materials distributed from June 2014 to November 2014. From December 2014 to April 30, 2015, approximately 12,868 target audience members have been reached. The Act Early Ambassadors reached 1,097 family service providers, 1,855 health care professionals, 4,272 early care and education providers, 5,571 parents of young children, and 25 media outlets. Learn the Signs. Act Early. materials are available in the following languages: Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, and Somali. Visit the Learn the Signs. Act Early. website to view and download these materials.

At the 2015 Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Awards, Porter Novelli won an Award of Excellence in the websites-external category for the Learn the Signs. Act Early. Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns website. Of the many submissions, Porter Novellli was one of two to win a Phoenix Award in this category. Act Early Ambassadors are increasing the distribution of the Watch Me! Website and number of completed trainings through their state's early education and early care professionals development systems.