Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS)
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|Type of Instrument||Parent report|
|Date of Publication||1998|
|Age Span||Birth – 8 years|
|Available Languages||English, Spanish, Vietnamese|
|Reliability||Inter-rater = .95
Test-retest = .88
Internal consistency = .81
|Validity||Concurrent = .60 - .86|
|Time to administer||5 minutes|
|Time to score||2 minutes|
|Minimum reading level||4th to 5th grade|
|Minimum scoring skills||Can be administered and scored by paraprofessionals, including clinic office staff|
|Name of Test||Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS)|
|Publisher’s Address||Ellsworth & Vandemeer Press, LLC, P.O. Box 68164, Nashville, TN 37206|
|Publisher’s Email||See Website|
|Cost||Yes, contact publisher|
|Training Method||It is only essential to read the 12 page Brief Guide to Scoring and Interpretation. There is also a slide show at www.pedstest.com. Go to downloads and click on “How to Administer PEDS.”|
Glascoe, FP. The Validation and Standardization of Parents’ Evaluations of Developmental Status. Diagnostique, 1999;23: 185-203.
Prahbhjot MALHI1, and Pratibha SINGHI1. Role of Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status in detecting developmental delay in young children. Indian Pediatrics 2002; 39:271-275.
Glascoe FP. Toward a Model for An Evidenced-Based Approach to