Denver Developmental Screening Test


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Denver Developmental Screening test

 
a test for identification of infants and preschool children with developmental delay.

Den·ver De·vel·op·men·tal Screen·ing Test

a scale used by psychologists and pediatricians to assess the developmental, intellectual, motor, and social maturity of children at any age level from birth to adolescence.

Denver Developmental Screening Test (DDST)

a test for evaluating development in children from 1 month to 6 years of age. The developmental level of motor, social, and language skills may be discovered by comparing the child's performance with the average performance of other children. The developmental age is expressed as a ratio in which the child's age is the denominator and the age at which the norm possesses skills equal to those of the child being tested is the numerator. The Denver II, released in 1990, is a major revision and restandardization of the DDST.

Denver developmental screening test

Psychology A screening test that assesses a child's neurodevelopmental maturation. See Psychological testing.

Den·ver De·vel·op·men·tal Screen·ing Test

(DDS) (den'vĕr dĕ-vel'ŏp-men'tăl skrēn'ing test)
A scale used by psychologists and pediatricians to assess the developmental, intellectual, motor, and social maturity of children from birth to age 6 years.
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In the evaluation of a total of 90 patients by the Denver developmental screening test, psychomotor retardation was found with a rate of 87% (78 patients).
6% of 117 high-risk preterm infants were found to be normal with Denver Developmental Screening Test and 25.
On occasion, you may want to pull out your Denver Developmental Screening Test chart, which shows the range of normal ages for accomplishing a certain task, and explain that you don't become concerned until a child registers in the 10th percentile or lower.

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