Journal article

Acceptability of the culturally adapted ASQ-TRAK developmental screening tool to caregivers of Aboriginal children

Kimberly Johansen, Deepa Jeyaseelan, Yee P Chan, Samantha Simpson, Maree O'Keefe, Anita D'Aprano

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

Abstract

AIM: The Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Talking about Raising Aboriginal Kids (ASQ-TRAK) culturally adapted developmental screening tool is widely used in Australian Aboriginal communities. However, there has been limited exploration of the tool's acceptability to caregivers. The aim of the study is to determine the acceptability of the ASQ-TRAK developmental screening tool to caregivers of Aboriginal children in urban, regional and remote South Australia. METHODS: Caregivers of Aboriginal children completed a survey regarding acceptability of the ASQ-TRAK. Convenience samples of caregivers were invited to a telephone interview. RESULTS: Ninety-two caregivers completed the survey (96% respons..

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