II. Indications

  1. Developmental screening in ages 15 months to 6 years

III. Background

  1. Developed at University of Minnesota in 1994 by Harold Ireton, PhD
  2. With the Infant Development Inventory, this replaces the Minnesota Child Development Inventory (MCDI)
  3. A shorter screening version is available as the Child Development Review

IV. Disadvantages

  1. Long survey: 300 questions

V. Description

  1. Available in English and Spanish
  2. Parents complete in 30-50 minutes (written at 7th-8th grade level)

VI. Efficacy

  1. Test Sensitivity: 80%
  2. Test Specificity: 70%
  3. Initial testing with 568 white children, from working-class families in St. Paul
  4. Validated

VII. Resources

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