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Developmental Screening FAQs

Why is regular developmental screening important?

Regular developmental screenings can help parents discover developmental delays early. The ASQ gives parents a better understanding of their child’s general, social, and emotional development. The ASQ ensures children’s special needs and/or developmental delays are known earlier. The ASQ helps families connect to the right early intervention services and community resources.

What is the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)?

The ASQ is a trustworthy and valid screening tool created by researchers. This screening tool is easy to read and complete. It is a checklist meant to assess and follow children’s development from 2 to 60 months of age. The first screening tool (ASQ-3) focuses on general development. The second screening tool (ASQ:SE-2) focuses on social and emotional development. Both checklists are available in both English and Spanish. For more information about the Ages & Stages Questionnaires, visit www.agesandstages.com.

Who can complete the ASQ developmental checklists?

  • Parents/Guardians
  • Parent Support Professionals
  • Child Care and Early Education Professionals
  • Pediatricians

What can I expect?

Each screening takes about 10 minutes to complete. The screening is submitted online. A Together We Grow Family Specialist then scores the screening and sends out a results email along with suggestions for activities, supports and resources.

Click on the links below to get started:

Part 1
Ages & Stages Questionnaire ASQ - English
Edades y Etapas

Part 2
Ages & Stages Questionnaire ASQ-SE-2 English
Edades y Etapas: SE