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developmental screening

Testing preschool children to identify potential problems in growth, learning ability, or social and emotional development. The tests assess cognition, fine and gross motor skills, language use, behavior, and social interaction. Developmental screening is performed at routine well-child checkups and is used to identify conditions such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, developmental coordination disorder, disorders of stature, and mental retardation.
See also: screening
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Child care providers may also offer developmental screening and referral; however, it was not consistent enough to show as a statistically significant influence on the process in this national study.
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