Flashcards in Assessment of Developmental Disorders Deck (14):
What defines developmental delay?
Having an IQ less than two standard deviations below the mean
What is a normal developmental quotient?
A developmental quotient less than _______ calls for referral to a specialist in developmental delays.
What five domains make up global development?
How many domains must a child be deficient in to be diagnosed with a global developmental delay?
Two or more
Not all children with developmental delay have _____________.
Cerebral palsy is not __________.
When does cerebral palsy begin?
In utero or postnatally
What are the three categories of cerebral palsy and which is the most common type?
Spastic (80%), dyskinetic, and ataxic
What are the defining characteristics of developmental delay?
A physical or mental impairment that began before age 22 and is likely to continue indefinitely
IQ cannot reliably be measured before age __________.
What percentage of those with developmental delays screen positive for a metabolic disturbance?
1% - 14% (14% for "stepwise" testing)
What are the presenting signs of Rett syndrome?
"Handwashing" hand movements