The overall goal of the conference is to exchange national and state information on developmental screening, referral and response to referral and to use knowledge to enhance state autism plans. The agenda will include presentations from national experts and state participants, state action planning and networking opportunities. This event is organized by the Learn the Signs. Act Early. Ambassadors in each participating state, with funding from the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), Connecticut Department of Public Health and Rhode Island Department of Health, along with support from our national partners: Health Resources and Services Administration, Association of University Centers on Disabilities and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.