How You Can Help

Watch, Learn, and Spread the Word
Because the development of infants and toddlers is important to everybody
  • Learn the 16 gestures that all children should have by 16 months and share the message with others
  • Learn the early social communication (SC) milestones by exploring and charting with the SC Growth Charts
  • Spread the word through your social media connections by sharing the link to the FIRST WORDS Project
  • Encourage a family member, friend, or healthcare provider to learn about our 16 by 16 Series and SC Growth Charts
Help Us Find Sponsors for the 16 by 16 Series and SC Growth Charts
So we can have a global reach
  • Become a sponsor to help support families to use the SC Growth Charts for free
  • Help us find a sponsor to translate the 16 by 16 Series and SC Growth Charts into other languages
  • Help us find a sponsor to bring Autism Navigator professional development courses to your region or country so families can have access to the SC Growth Charts for free
Donate to the Florida State University Autism Institute
To help support research and development so our tools and
resources can be free to families

Mail a donation to:
FSU Autism Institute
1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 72
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

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Contact Us
To get involved
  • Sign up to get FIRST WORDS Project News and Updates
  • Contact us with your feedback so we can learn from you
  • Contact us if you need technical support so we can improve our website for everyone

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