The following is a list of approved tools to be used by Early Intervention providers for evaluation and assessment activities.

Test Name  Discipline(s)
GLOBAL
Assessment Evaluation & Programming System (AEPS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Alpen-Boll Developmental Profile II A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Batelle Developmental Inventory A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Carolina Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Child Developmental Inventory (CDI) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Early Learning Accomplishment Profile (ELAP) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Infant Development Inventory (IDI) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
INSITE (for visually impaired) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Hawaii Early Learning Profile (HELP) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Infant Toddler Developmental Profile (IDA) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Reynell-Zinkin Scales: Developmental Scales for Young Handicapped Children A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Transdiscplinary Play Based Assessment (TPBA) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
COGNITIVE
Bayley Scales of Infant Development-Mental A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Functional Emotional Assessment Scales (FEAS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Infant Toddler Sensory Profile A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Test of Sensory Functioning in Infants A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
MOTOR
Alberta Infant Motor Scale A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Bayley Scales of Infant Development- Motor A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Erhardt Developmental Test of Prehension A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Gross Motor Functional Measures (must be used in combination with a tool that provides age equivalents or % delay) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Peabody Developmental/ Motor Test 2 A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
TIME: Miller A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
ADAPTIVE
Early Coping Inventory A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Functional Emotional Assessment Scales (FEAS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Functional Independence Measures (WEE FIMS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Infant Toddler Sensory Profile A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Test of Sensory Functioning in Infants A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
COMMUNICATION
Callier-Azusa Scale A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Communication & Symbolic Behavior Scales (CSBS) (must use all 3 portions: Infant Toddler Checklist, Caregiver Questionnaire, & Behavioral Sample) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Early Language Milestone Scales (ELM-2) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
MacCarthur Communicative Developmental Inventory A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Non-Speech Test A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Pre-School Language Scale (PLS 3 or 4) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Receptive Expressive Emergent Language Scale (REEL) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Reynell Developmental Language Scales-American Version A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Rosetti Infant Toddler Language Scale A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Sequenced Inventory of Communication Development (SICD) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
SKI-HI Learning Development Scales (Hearing Impaired 0-3) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
ARTICULATION (must be used in combination with one of the approved communication tools for evaluation & assessment)
Assessment of Phonological Processes-R (English & Spanish) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Hodson Phonological Screening A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Paden Phonological Screening A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Spanish Articulation Measure (SPAM) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL
Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Carey Temperment Scales (must be used with tool that provides age equivalents or % delay) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Early Coping Inventory A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Functional Emotional Assessment Scale (FEAS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (ITSEA) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Temperament & Atypical Behavior Scale (TABS) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Vineland Social Emotional Early Childhood Scale A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
HEARING
Conditioned Play Audiometry (CPA) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Speech Awareness Thresholds (SAT) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Speech Discrimination Test A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
VISION
The Oregon Project Global Assessment Tool (assessment only) A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Erhardt Developmental Test of Vision A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
OTHER
* Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (assessment)  A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument

SPECIAL NOTES

Providers may use tools that are not identified on this list if the tool meets all of the following criteria:

  1. The tool is listed in the Mental Measurement Yearbook Series;
  2. The tool is nationally distributed;
  3. The tool is age appropriate;
  4. The tool has been formally validated;
  5. The tool is individually administered; and
  6. The tool has been approved for use by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS).

It is the responsibility of the provider to present proof of the above criteria to the DHS Bureau of Early Intervention for HFS review and approval. The Mental Measurement Yearbook Series can be found at the Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse, many local libraries and by visiting the website at www.unl.edu/buros. There is a cost to access some of the materials found on this website.

The list of approved tools can also be found on the Early Intervention website(s). All new tools will be added to this list upon approval of HFS. Do not use a new tool until you receive notification from the Bureau of EI that the tool submitted for review has been approved.