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1

What defines developmental delay?

Having an IQ less than two standard deviations below the mean

2

What is a normal developmental quotient?

100

3

A developmental quotient less than _______ calls for referral to a specialist in developmental delays.

70

4

What five domains make up global development?

Gross motor
Fine motor
Language
Cognitive
Social

5

How many domains must a child be deficient in to be diagnosed with a global developmental delay?

Two or more

6

Not all children with developmental delay have _____________.

intellectual disability

7

Cerebral palsy is not __________.

progressive

8

When does cerebral palsy begin?

In utero or postnatally

9

What are the three categories of cerebral palsy and which is the most common type?

Spastic (80%), dyskinetic, and ataxic

10

What are the defining characteristics of developmental delay?

A physical or mental impairment that began before age 22 and is likely to continue indefinitely

11

IQ cannot reliably be measured before age __________.

5

12

What percentage of those with developmental delays screen positive for a metabolic disturbance?

1% - 14% (14% for "stepwise" testing)

13

What are the presenting signs of Rett syndrome?

Autism
Microcephaly
"Handwashing" hand movements
Seizures
Ataxia

14

MRIs and CTs have been shown to have positive-screen yields of roughly ____________.

50%

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