Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS)

Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) is a ten-question validated surveillance and screening tool designed to elicit parents’ concerns about their child’s development, behavior, and mental health. It takes about 5 minutes for parents to complete and 1-2 minutes to score. The screen can be used to indicate whether reassurance, advice, watchful waiting, further screening, or referral are called for in a child between ages 0 and 8.

PEDStest, endorsed by American Academy of Pediatrics

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Yes

Additional Info:


Parenting Education Risk Assessment Socio-emotional Development for Children

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum

Resource types:

Screening Tools and Protocols

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