Answers from an early childhood expert
Experts and top early childhood organizations agree: Developmental screening is one of the best things you can do to get a child off to a great start in school and life. But what exactly is the screening process like, and how can professionals get parents engaged and involved—not only in screening, but also in promoting their child’s healthy development?
Today we have a true expert on hand to answer these and other key questions. Joining us for a Q&A is Jane Squires, Ph.D., a professor of special education at the University of Oregon and co-developer of the internationally renowned Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ®). For decades, Dr. Squires has been making a profound difference in the field of early childhood special education, with her groundbreaking work on screening, assessment, and early identification of developmental delays. We’re honored to have her here today to answer seven commonly asked questions about screening and development.