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Summary

What it measures:

The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) assesses self-care, mobility, and social functioning in children aged 6 months to 7 years. 

Conditions:

This summary contains information on the use of this test targeting children with Down syndrome, in addition to children with other developmental and physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, attention deficit disorder (ADD), chromosomal anomalies, fragile X syndrome, sensory integration dysfunction, VATER syndrome, JIA, and spina bifida (Nichols and Case-Smith, 1996).

Taskforce Recommendations

American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics School-Based Special-Interest Group Task Force on School-Based Physical Therapy Performance Appraisals


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