HDF 400, week 4
HDF 400, week 4 HDF 400
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Date Created: 02/03/16
HDF 400 – Developmental Assessment of Children Big Ideas – Week 3 Developmental Screenings Developmental Screening To monitor children’s development and learning To ensure development is on target First step is the assessment process Usually formal and norm based or standardized Differences between screenings and other assessments A first step Limited Identify children who will benefit from further assessment See figure 3 (pg. 15) in Meisels text. Recommended Practices 1.Be brief 2.Focus on developmental tasks 3.Sample wide-range of developmental areas 4.Provide reliability and validity into including sensitivity and specificity 5.Include referral and follow up guidelines 6.Should be formal—standardized or norm references 7.Should be culturally and linguistically relevant. Why is it important to have follow-up procedures for screenings? Very limited o Not comprehensive, just giving an idea Sensitivity o Probably not picking up everyone at risk Specificity o At risk children…. Follow up! Limitations of screenings Only answer yes, no and maybe to “is this child at risk or developmental delay?”
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