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.