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Denver Developmental Screening Test II

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Denver Developmental Screening Test II, DDST-2

  • Definition
  1. Developmental Screening tool completed by clinicians
  • Description
  1. Revised from original Denver Developmental Test
  2. Clinician assess 125 questions
  3. Requires 20-30 minutes to perform
  4. Available in English and Spanish
  • Efficacy
  1. Less class and race bias than original test
  2. Improved validity and sensitivity
  3. Higher false positive screens than first version
  4. Test Sensitivity: 56-83%
  5. Test Specificity: 43-80%
  6. Not validated
  7. Tested in 2096 children with diverse backgrounds