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Attell, Jacob; Rose, Charles; Bertolli, Jeanne; Kotzky, Kim; Squires, Jane; Krishna, Nevin; Satterfield-Nash, Ashley; Peacock, Georgina; Pereira, Isabela; Faria E. Silva Santelli, Ana Carolina; Smith, Camille – Infants and Young Children, 2020
This article describes novel methods of applying the Ages and Stages Questionnaire--3rd edition (ASQ-3) to assess and quantify developmental delay among children following the 2015-2016 Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. Many of the children with Zika virus infection were expected to have severe developmental delay. However, administering the ASQ-3 to…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Developmental Delays, Communicable Diseases, Questionnaires
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Chen, Chieh-Yu; Squires, Jane; Scalise, Kathleen – Infants and Young Children, 2020
Social-emotional competence is important for children's lifelong positive developmental outcomes. The dimensionality and psychometric properties of a widely used social-emotional assessment, the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2), were investigated in this study using item response theory models. A…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Screening Tests, Psychometrics
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Barger, Brian; Squires, Jane; Greer, Maureen; Noyes-Grosser, Donna; Martin Eile, Julia; Rice, Catherine; Shaw, Evelyn; Surprenant, Kala Shah; Twombly, Elizabeth; London, Sarah; Zubler, Jennifer; Wolf, Rebecca B. – Infants and Young Children, 2019
An infant or toddler can begin the process of receiving Part C early intervention services by having a diagnosed condition with a high probability of developmental delay (Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, 2004). How states define those diagnosed conditions that begin the initiation process varies widely. Lists of diagnosed…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Students with Disabilities
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Frantz, Rebecca; Hansen, Sarah Grace; Squires, Jane; Machalicek, Wendy – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Child development occurs within the context of the child's family, neighborhood, and community environment. Early childhood providers support positive outcomes, not only for the children with whom they directly work with but also for their families. Families of children with developmental delays often experience unique challenges. A family…
Descriptors: Child Development, Resilience (Psychology), Early Childhood Education, Family Needs
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Chen, Chieh-Yu; Chen, Ching-I; Squires, Jane; Bian, Xiaoyan; Heo, Kay H.; Filgueiras, Alberto; Kalinina, Svetlana; Samarina, Larissa; Ermolaeva, Evgeniya; Xie, Huichao; Yu, Ting-Ying; Wu, Pei-Fang; Landeira-Fernandez, Jesus – Infants and Young Children, 2017
Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) is a widely used screening instrument for detecting social-emotional difficulties in infants and young children. To use a screening instrument across cultures and countries, it is necessary to identify potential item-level biases and ensure item equivalence. This study investigated the…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Questionnaires, Infants, Young Children
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Wilson, Allison B.; Squires, Jane – Infants and Young Children, 2014
The increasing prevalence of homelessness among young children and families in the United States is described, as is the developmental impact on young children and cost to society. Although services are mandated for this population under the McKinney¬≠-Vento Act, Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program, and the Individuals With…
Descriptors: Young Children, Family (Sociological Unit), Homeless People, Barriers
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Yovanoff, Paul; Squires, Jane; McManus, Suzanne – Infants and Young Children, 2013
Adapting traditional paper-pencil instruments to computer-based environments has received considerable attention from the research community due to the possible administration mode effects on obtained measures. When differences due to mode of completion (i.e., paper-pencil, computer-based) are present, threats to measurement validity are posed. In…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Child Development, Item Response Theory, Parent Attitudes
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Moxley, Kathleen M.; Squires, Jane; Lindstrom, Lauren – Infants and Young Children, 2012
Current literature regarding the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, resulting developmental impacts on children, and early intervention services for children and families involved in the child welfare system is summarized. While early intervention eligibility referrals are mandated for this population under the Child Abuse Prevention and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Prevention, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
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Bricker, Diane; Squires, Jane; Clifford, Jantina – Infants and Young Children, 2010
The wide scale use of developmental screening measures in programs such as Head Start and Healthy Start has been accompanied by a range of questions about the application and potential functions of screening measures. While screening tests were designed to identify those children who should be seen for in-depth developmental assessment,…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Screening Tests, Child Development, At Risk Persons
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Squires, Jane – Infants and Young Children, 1996
The "Ages and Stages Questionnaires," a parent-completed developmental monitoring system, is described, and various strategies for using the system to identify young children with developmental delays are compared. Strategies include mail-out, home visit, on-site (completed by either parent with assistance from service provider),…
Descriptors: Child Development, Data Collection, Developmental Delays, Developmental Stages