Development Station

22 minute station with expectation that candidate will be able to do one domain of development and take necessary history in 13 minutes. This is followed by 9 minute discussion with the examiner.


Observe the child from the moment you walk into the room!!

If you have seen child do ‘something’ – it should NOT be repeated.

While testing / interacting: ONE TOOL AT A TIME!

Do Not confuse / distract the child with too many options.


Questions to ask:

  • Parents main concerns now.

  • Age when concerns first noted?

  • How parents are coping?

  • What help is available to them?

  • Education options for the child.

  • What are parent’s expectations?


In Care of the child – role of other professionals and institutions

Useful links for basic information for a valid discussion.




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