About the Measure

Domains Omnibus
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Oral language: Expressive and receptive language skills. Literacy: Reading (for older children). Social emotional: Self-help. Numeracy (for older children).
Description Designed to replace informal milestones checklists with highly accurate items known to predict developmental status. Each item on the PEDS:DM taps a different developmental domain (fine motor, gross motor, expressive language, receptive language, self-help, social-emotional, and for older children, reading and math).
Test Authors Robert Shaw, N. S.
Publisher Available at www.pedtest.com (2008)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age Birth to 7 years and 11 months.

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 1619
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined