Battelle Developmental Inventory: 2nd Edition (BDI-2)
For further information on these criteria, see instrument technical documentation and/or publisher.
|Type of Instrument||Observational: parent interview, structured assessment, observations|
|Date of Publication||2005|
|Age Span||Birth to 7 years, 11 months|
|Available Languages||English, Spanish|
Internal consistency = .78 - .96
Validity studies are extensive and correlations vary; see technical manual for more information.
.72 - .93
|Specificity||.79 - .88|
|Time to administer||10-30 minutes|
|Time to score||15-30 minutes|
|Minimum reading level||6th grade|
|Minimum scoring skills||
Team of professionals or an individual service provider. One day of training, knowledge and skills related to child development: early childhood education, employment testing, education, career counseling and healthcare setting.
|Name of Test||
Battelle Developmental Inventory, Second Edition (BDI-2)
Riverside Publishing, 3800 Golf Road Suite 100, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
|Publisher’s Email||Email form available on publisher’s Website|
One day training on the instrument plus practice is recommended. Private trainings offered, as well as national/regional workshops. Additional specialized training is available for web-based scoring options.
Council on Children With Disabilities, Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Bright Futures Steering Committee and Medical Home Initiatives for Children With Special Needs Project Advisory Committee.“Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening”. PEDIATRICS Vol. 118 No. 1 July 2006, pp. 405-420.