(Not an exclusive list)

Approved Assessment Instruments
Developmental Area Test Name Discipline(s)
Global
  • Assessment Evaluation & Programming System (AEPS)
  • Alpen-Boll Developmental Profile II
  • Batelle Developmental Inventory
  • Carolina Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
  • Child Developmental Inventory (CDI)
  • Early Learning Accomplishment Profile (ELAP)
  • Infant Development Inventory (IDI)
  • INSITE (for visually impaired)
  • Hawaii Early Learning Profile (HELP)
  • Infant Toddler Developmental Profile (IDA)
  • Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL)
  • Reynell-Zinkin Scales: Developmental Scales for Young Handicapped Children
  • 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
  • Functional Emotional Assessment Scales (FEAS)
  • Infant Toddler Sensory Profile
  • Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)
  • Test of Sensory Functioning in Infants
  • 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
  • Bayley Scales of Infant Development- Motor
  • Erhardt Developmental Test of Prehension
  • Gross Motor Functional Measures (must be used in combination with a tool that provides age equivalents or delay)
  • Peabody Developmental/ Motor Test 2
  • Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP)
  • TIME: Miller
A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Adaptive
  • Early Coping Inventory
  • Functional Emotional Assessment Scales (FEAS)
  • Functional Independence Measures (WEE FIMS)
  • Infant Toddler Sensory Profile
  • Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)
  • Test of Sensory Functioning in Infants
  • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales
A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Communication
  • Callier-Azusa Scale
  • Communication & Symbolic Behavior Scales (CSBS) (must use all 3 portions: Infant Toddler Checklist, Caregiver Questionnaire, & Behavioral Sample)
  • Early Language Milestone Scales (ELM-2)
  • McCarthy Communicative Developmental Inventory
  • Non-Speech Test
  • Pre-School Language Scale (PLS 3 or 4)
  • Receptive Expressive Emergent Language Scale (REEL)
  • Reynell Developmental Language Scales-American Version
  • Rosetti Infant Toddler Language Scale
  • Sequenced Inventory of Communication Development (SICD)
  • 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)
  • Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation
  • Hodson Phonological Screening
  • Paden Phonological Screening
  • 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
  • Carey Temperment Scales (must be used with tool that provides age equivalents or % delay)
  • Early Coping Inventory
  • Functional Emotional Assessment Scale (FEAS)
  • Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (ITSEA)
  • 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)
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
  • Speech Awareness Thresholds (SAT)
  • Speech Discrimination Test
  • Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)
A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument
Vision
  • Erhardt Developmental Test of 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
Other
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (assessment)
A professional with training and credentials and meeting the requirements specified by the particular test instrument

NOTE: 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.Burosinstitute.com. There is a cost to access some of the materials found on this website.