Patty Coker-Bolt, Dorothea Jenkins; Early Infant Assessment Using a New, Rapid Short Screening Test, the STEP, To Predict Developmental Outcomes at One Year. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311500002. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO1002
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Date Presented 04/04/19
This study evaluated the Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance (STEP), a rapid screening test of preterm infants at risk for developmental delay. The STEP administered at term and three months showed excellent reliability, required 6 to 10 minutes to administer, and had significant correlations with the Bayley III at 12 months. Although the STEP needs to be validated in a larger cohort, this new rapid assessment may identify infants at risk for delays early in the first three months of life.
Primary Author and Speaker: Patty Coker-Bolt
Additional Authors and Speakers: Dorothea Jenkins
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