Protocol - Early Childhood Speech and Language Assessment - Ages and Stages Questionnaire
Protocol Name from Source:This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.
Description:The communication subscale of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) includes 6 questions that screen young children from 24-30 months for developmental delays in language skills. The ASQ-3™ is completed by a parent (or child's caregiver) or by an examiner asking a parent (or child's caregiver) questions about the child. The protocol includes scoring instructions. Additionally, the Brookes Publishing Company offers an optional online management system for ASQ-3™ called ASQ Online.
Summary of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition
The communication subscale of the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) includes 6 questions that assess developmental delays in language skills.
A child's scores for the communication portion are compared to cut-off scores to determine a need for monitoring or further assessment.
The Ages & Stages Questionnaires® is a registered trademark of Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc.
ASQ-3™ is a trademark of Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc.
Personnel and Training RequiredThe ASQ-3™ User's Guide contains essential information for using the ASQ-3™. No formal training is required, but training is offered through Brookes Publishing Co. Information on training is available at www.agesandstages.com.
The respondent will need a copy of the questionnaire. The ASQ-3™ Materials Kit is available for purchase at www.agesandstages.com.
|Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual||No|
|Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection||No|
Mode of Administration
October 8, 2010
DefinitionThis measure is a questionnaire to assess the development of speech and language skills.
This measure is used to identify children who have not developed age-appropriate speech and language skills.
The Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) was vetted against similar protocols and selected because it is a validated, relatively short parent- (or child caregiver-) reported questionnaire that can be used to screen a large number of children.
|Common Data Elements (CDE)||Early Childhood Speech Ages And Stages Questionnaires Assessment Score||3139265||CDE Browser|
|Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)||Child speech age stages proto||62981-6||LOINC|
Process and Review
This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.
Jane Squires, Ph.D., & Diane Bricker, Ph.D., with assistance from Elizabeth Twombly, M.S., Robert Nickel, M.D., Jantina Clifford, Ph.D., Kimberly Murphy, Robert Hoselton, LaWanda Potter, M.S., Linda Mounts, M.A., & Jane Farrell, M.S. The Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: A Parent-Completed Child-Monitoring System, Third Edition. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
The Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) is a proprietary instrument and can be obtained through:
Brookes Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Telephone: 1-800-638-3775 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-410-337-9580 (international)
Dionne, C., Squires, J., & Leclerc, D. (2004, June). Psychometric properties of a developmental screening test: Using the Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) in Quebec and the US. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 48(4–5), 408.
Earls, M., & Hay, S. S. (2006). Setting the stage for success: Implementation of developmental and behavioral screening and surveillance in primary care practice—The North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Project. Pediatrics, 118(1), 183–188.
Squires, J., Bricker, D., & Clifford, J. (2010). Developmental screening measures: Stretching the use of the ASQ for other assessment purposes. Infants and Young Children, 23(1), 14–22.
Zubrick, S. R., Taylor, C. L., Rice, M. L., & Slegers, D. (2007). Late language emergence at 24 months: An epidemiological study of prevalence, predictors, and covariates. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 1562–1592.
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|PX200301000000||Protocol 200301 - proprietary. Check DCW for contact.||4||N/A|