Journal article

Practitioners' perceptions of the ASQ-TRAK developmental screening tool for use in Aboriginal children: A preliminary survey

Anita D'Aprano, Hannah Johnston, Rebecca Jarman, Deepa Jeyaseelan, Yee Pei Chan, Kimberly Johansen, Sue Finch

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

AIM: To determine health practitioners' experience of using the culturally adapted Ages and Stages Questionnaire - Talking about Raising Aboriginal Kids (ASQ-TRAK) and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (ASQ-3) with Australian Aboriginal families and their perception about parents' acceptability and understanding of the instruments. METHODS: We surveyed a convenience sample of practitioners who had used both the ASQ-TRAK and the ASQ-3 developmental screening tools with Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory and South Australia. We compared their experience and perception about parents' acceptability and understanding of both instruments. RESULTS: All 38 respondents used the ASQ-3 and..

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