The pediatrician may want to use the Capute Scales which were developed at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and recently standardized--or the Battelle Developmental Inventory Screening Test
or the Brigance Screen, both of which are now available in updated second editions.
The Battelle Developmental Inventory Screening Test
(BDIST) can be used to screen children from age 12 to 96 months, using a combination of direct assessment, observation, and parental interview.
The brief also offers tips for working with parents in the screening process and provides information on commonly used developmental screening tools, including the Ages and Stages Questionnaires, the Battelle Developmental Inventory Screening Test
, the Denver II Developmental Screening Test, and the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status.