28.   Developmental

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.