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ERIC Number: EJ904468
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISSN: ISSN-1080-4013
Assessment of Motor Development and Function in Preschool Children
Tieman, Beth L.; Palisano, Robert J.; Sutlive, Ann C.
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, v11 n3 p189-196 Aug 2005
The process of identification of children with delays or disorders in motor development includes developmental screening, examination, and reexamination. Throughout this process, various types of measures are used, including discriminative and evaluative measures. Discriminative and evaluative measures of motor development and function that are commonly used for preschool-aged children include the Bayley Scales of Infant Development II, Peabody Developmental Motor Scales, 2nd edition, Toddler and Infant Motor Evaluation, Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory, and Gross Motor Function Measure. Selecting an appropriate measure is a crucial part of the examination process and should be geared toward the purpose of testing and characteristics of the child. Evidence of reliability and validity are important considerations for selection of a measure. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Peabody Developmental Motor Scales; Pediatric Evaluation of Disabilities Inventory; Bayley Scales of Infant Development