Peabody Developmental Motor Scales


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Peabody Developmental Motor Scales

(pē'bŏd″ē, pē′bĭ-dē″),

PDMS; PDMS-2

A standardized performance test of gross and fine motor development for infants and children. The PDMS is suitable for newborns, infants, and children up to 6 years of age. Subtests include reflexes, stationary, locomotion, object manipulation, grasping, and visual-motor manipulation. The PDMS-2 includes both subtests and training and remediation programs.
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The Peabody Developmental Motor Scales Second Edition (PDMS-2) is a standardized instrument for children ages birth to 6.
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Gross (PGM) and fine (PFM) motor development were assessed by the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (Folio & Fewell, 1983).