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Use of Screening Instrument in Northeast Thai Early Childcare Settings

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Use of Screening Instrument in Northeast Thai Early Childcare Settings

In this study, the 24-, 30-, and 36-month intervals of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ), a parent-completed screening system, were translated and evaluated for reliability and use in Northeast Thai early childcare settings. The study purpose was to investigate the reliability and utility of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires: Thai (ASQ: Thai). Reliability studies included an investigation of internal consistency, test-retest reliability, inter observer reliability, and comparison of differences between U.S. and Thai scores. Utility studies included surveys of satisfaction of parents/caregivers and early childcare staff as well as brief interviews with parents/caregivers and early childcare staff.

Authors : Prasong Saihong
Book /Journal Title : Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences ;2010 / 7 / 97-105

 

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