Test of Basic Motor Skills (BMS)
What it measures:
Evaluates the motor changes of children with Down syndrome ages 0 to 3 years. The test may also be applicable to patients or clients with Down syndrome older than 3 years of age, who have low competence/ability levels.(1) The test consists of 15 items that are ordered based on the amount of postural control needed to complete the tasks.(1)
It is a standard testing method in the Netherlands where it was developed, and it is beginning to be taught throughout the world.
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Date: May 24, 2017
Content Type: Test & Measure
Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD
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