The PEDS:DM is a new measure that can be used with PEDS or by itself. It consists of 6-8 items per age/encounter and is designed to replace informal milestones checklists (which are notorious for their inability to detect children with problems) with highly accurate items known to predict developmental status.
Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status
One of the most brief and accurate methods for early detection is Parents’ Evaluations of Developmental Status or PEDS. PEDS is both an evidence-based surveillance tool and a screening test, it is also a tool for managing a wide range of developmental, behavioral and family issues.
Everything you need to know about developmental, behavioral, social-emotional/mental health issues and how best to deal with them.