Does youth’s development seem healthy? Has he/she reached appropriate developmental milestones (such as, walking, talking)? Has anyone ever said the youth may have developmental problems? Has the youth developed like others his/her age? Does youth receive additional help or receive special education services at school
0- No action needed. Youth is up to speed with the other kids his/her age.
1 – Let’s watch/prevent. Youth is a little immature/acts younger than other youth his/her age; or youth has low IQ or a learning disability.
2 – Help is needed. Youth has limited abilities, is mildly delayed, or is intellectually disabled.
3 – Help is needed now/immediately. Youth has severe developmental delay(s) and/or intellectual disabilities. Youth has serious impairments and needs help to function daily.