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D. Screening and Assessments of Global Developmental delay

Screening and assessment are important steps in identifying global developmental delay (GDD) and developing an effective plan for addressing this condition. The process of screening and assessment typically involves a variety of tools and techniques, including standardized tests, teacher input, and observation of the child's performance in various learning situations.

One common tool used in the screening and assessment of GDD is the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ). The ASQ is a standardized parent-completed questionnaire that assesses a child's development in multiple areas, including communication, gross and fine motor skills, problem-solving, and personal-social skills. The ASQ can help identify potential delays and provide a baseline for measuring progress over time.

Teacher input is also an important part of the screening and assessment process. Teachers can provide valuable information about the child's performance in the classroom, including their strengths and challenges, and how they respond to different teaching approaches.

Observation of the child in various learning situations can also provide valuable information about their abilities and needs. For example, an educational specialist may observe the child as they play with toys, interact with others, or work on a simple task, to get a better sense of their abilities and challenges.

Overall, the screening and assessment process is designed to provide a comprehensive picture of the child's abilities and needs, and to help identify the most appropriate interventions and supports. If you are concerned about your child's development, it's important to speak with a healthcare provider or educational specialist to determine the best course of action.

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