The National Department of Health developmental screening
(as part of the Road to Health) includes a requirement for screening for hearing impairment (albeit using very ineffective methods), as does the Health Professions Council of South Africa position statement on neonatal screening,  which advocates such services (among others).
Denver Developmental Screening
Test II: The Denver Developmental Screening
Test II (DDST) is used to screen children's development.
The RHC does not have the ability to have parents fill out the developmental screening
tools electronically prior to WCPH visit but this approach is being explored.
Denver II developmental screening
test revealed that 85 of 117 patients (72.
In recent years, New Brunswick and the Northwest Territories have adopted the NDDS as their developmental screening
tool of choice, and American interest has been such that the company established a sister firm in Virginia.
Encourage follow up with primary care physician; the American Academy of Pediatrics has adopted developmental screening
as a standard of pediatric care.
nursery nurses can do developmental screening
, but that's task-oriented, and I feel that a health visitor isn't just doing that .
1994) found that pediatricians reported not being completely familiar with public laws, developmental screening
tools, and the early intervention system.
The Denver II Developmental Screening
Test (DDST) is the most widely used developmental screening
tool for this type of assessment.
Additionally, ask your doctor to do developmental screening
on your child to be sure he is developing as expected.
For children between I year and 3 years of age the Denver Developmental Screening
Test (Finkenburg et al.
The developmental screening
is free of charge and no insurance is required.