Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
Screening young children is an effective, efficient way for professionals to catch problems and start treatment when it does the most good—during the crucial early years when the child's brain and body are developing so rapidly.
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Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) at a Glance
|Age range covered
||21 questionnaires and scoring sheets at 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 42, 48, 54, and 60 months of age
||Communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, and personal-social
||Does your child stack a small block or toy on top of another one? (18-month questionnaire, Fine Motor area)
||The ASQ-3 Starter Kit contains everything you need to start screening children with ASQ-3: 21 paper masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ-3 User's Guide, and a FREE ASQ-3 Quick Start Guide.
|Who completes it
||Parents/caregivers complete questionnaires; professionals, paraprofessionals or clerical staff score them
||Each questionnaire takes 10-15 minutes to complete and just 1-3 minutes to score
|Validity and reliability
||Excellent—validity is .82 to .88, test-retest reliability is .91, and inter-rater reliability is .92
||Questionnaires in English and Spanish (second edition available in French; questionnaires available on their own or in a set with the second edition of the ASQ User's Guide in English)
||Cost-effective, reproducible, can be used alone or in conjunction with ASQ:SE
||Online management with ASQ Pro for single-site programs, ASQ Enterprise for multi-site programs, ASQ Hub to link the two, and ASQ Family Access for online questionnaire completion