Developmental Screening Parent Report Tools
|Tool||Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) - 1998, 2012||Ages & Stages Questionnaire, 3rd Ed. (ASQ-3) - 2008|
|Purpose||“To determine if a child has an undiagnosed developmental disability that requires further evaluation”||A parent questionnaire designed to assist professionals with the screening and identification of young children with developmental delays.|
Developmental Areas or Methods
|Tests on 8 different developmental areas:
Global/cognitive, expressive language and articulation, receptive language, fine motor, gross motor, behavior, social-emotional, self-help, school and other
|Communication, Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Problem Solving, Personal-Social|
|Age targeted by tool||0-8 years||Birth - 66 months|
|Cultural, ethnic, linguistic sensitivity||Normed on a sample conforming to proportions in the US Census Bureau.
Written at 4th to 5th grade reading level.
Available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
|Written at a 4th- 6th grade reading level.
English, Spanish, French and Korean translations available.
Internal consistency: 0.51-0.85
Test-retest: 0.92Inter-observer: 0.93
Discriminant validity data available in manual
|Practicality (time to administer and score, ease of administration)||2 – 5 minutes to complete, 10 items
2 minutes to score
|10-15 minutes to complete
2-3 minutes to score
|Minimum expertise for screeners and scorers||Can be completed independently by parents at home or in clinic setting or by interview in person or over the phone||Scoring can be done by clerical staff or paraprofessionals who have been instructed by professional staff|
|Training||Technical manual is available online, along with guidance for health care professionals for integrating PEDS into office visits.||Manuals, videos, and seminars are available|
|Online Component available||PEDSonline||ASQ Pro for single-site programs and ASQ Enterprise for multi-site programs: automated scoring and report generation
ASQ Family Access for online questionnaire completion
|Cost (may change over time; contact publisher)||$36 for complete set; $18 for pack of 50 response forms, $79.95 for manual||$275 for starter kit (forms are reproducible)
$295 for materials kit
|Publisher||Ellsworth and Vandermeer Press||Brookes Publishing Co.|